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  • William Shrewsbury Sharpe
Person Details
Beeston Nottingham
He was the son of John Shrewsbury and Elizabeth Sharp and the brother of Elizabeth and Edith Sharp of 47 Regent Street Beeston Nottingham. He was fostered by the Shrewsbury family (Beeston Rememebers by David Hallam).
He was a Co-op grocer's assistant in 1911. He was a member of University. David Hallam notes 'He attended Nether Street School and joined the Boys' Brigade (where he became a keen musician). He was later a memmber of the Nottingham University Constituency for Extra Study and a keen participant of the educational classes after work at the Boys' Brigade. He was quite a wit and also took part in all forms of card games, having a reputation for being very lucky.' (Beeston Rememebers)
28 Apr 1917
22
615995 - CWGC Website
266905
Private
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
La Chapelette British and India Cemetery Peronne, Grave Reference: I A 2 Sharpe on CWGC but Sharp on 1911 Census
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  • William Shrewsbury Sharpe
    From Beeston Remembers by David Hallam. Courtesy of Brian Szowkomud - William Shrewsbury Sharpe
  • Beeston Gazette In Memoriam
    From Beeston Remembers by David Hallam. Courtesy of Brian Szowkomud - Beeston Gazette In Memoriam
  • CWGC headstone at Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery , Bray-Sur-Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    - CWGC headstone at Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery , Bray-Sur-Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle