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Charlie Sharp

Biography of Lance Corporal Charlie Sharp (140972)
63rd Field Company, Royal Engineers

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Charles Sulman Sharp

Date of birth:
17th January 1889

Place of Birth:
Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan – Mar 1889

Place of Birth Registration:
Ely, Cambridgeshire



Wife’s Name:
Maud Hill

Date of Marriage:
17th October 1917

Place of Marriage:
Spalding, Lincolnshire

Wife’s Date of birth:

Wife’s Place of Birth:

Wife’s father:
John Thomas Palmer Hill

Wife’s Mother:
Annie Lizzie Musson


Father’s Name:
Not Known

Father’s DOB:
Not Known

Father’s Place of Birth:
Not Known

Father’s Occupation:
Not Known

Mother’s Name:
Sarah Maria Sharp

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Witcham, Cambridgeshire

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
Not Known

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Charlie Sharp, 1889, Witcham

1891 Census:
Charlie is living with his Grandparents in Witcham

1901 Census:
Charlie is living with his Grandparents in Witcham

1911 Census:
Charlie is living in Wakerley, Stamford with the Dalton Family as a Boarder. The census gives him an age of 22 and he is listed as a Wheelwright.

Relatives in services:
None found

Newspaper Mentions:
None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Lance Corporal Charlie Sharp, 140972, 63rd Field Company Royal Engineers was killed in action on 20th October 1918 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Charlie’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal


Rippingale, outside memorial at St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Lance Corporal Charlie Sharp, 140972, 63rd Field Company, Royal Engineers who died on 20 October 1918 Age 29
Husband of M Cunnington (formerly Sharp) of 89 Station Road, Langley Mill, Derbyshire. Born Rippingale, Lincs.
Remembered with Honour, Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery
Grave Ref: IV H 37

More information:

Charlie Sharp

Duhallow A D S

Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.