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William John Cramp

In memory of:

Petty Officer Stoker William John Cramp

August 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

A/2876

Age:

42

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Regina

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star with France and Germany Clasp, Africa Star and Clasp, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

March 3, 1902
Coverntry, Warwickshire, England

Enlistment:

November 7, 1940
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of John and Elizabeth Cramp. Husband of Kathleen Patricia (nee Harnett) of Windsor, Ontario. Brother of Ralph, Kathleen, William, Robert, Peter, Jenny, Olive and Polly.

Commemorated on Page 282 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POUNDSTOCK (ST. NEOT) CHURCHYARD
Cornwall, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– The Windsor Star, 18 Aug 1944, p. 3.
  • Newspaper clipping– The Windsor Star, 16 Aug 1944, p. 5.
  • Newspaper clipping– The Windsor Star, 16 Aug 1944, p. 5.
  • Newspaper clipping– The Windsor Star, 24 Aug 1944, p. 3.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William John Cramp
  • Grave Marker– Picture of W. J. Cramp grave. It was taken by John Hawley who visited the cemetery. John's father was a sailor aboard HMCS Regina. His father survived the sinking. John wants to share this picture with relatives of this sailor. He sent it to me and asked to post it on this site.
  • HMCS Regina– 1944.

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