Ernest Bruce Sharp

Surname: Sharp
Other names: Ernest Bruce
Other people in this story:
James John Sharp
Ellen Sharp (nee Sharp)
Minnie Symons
Eliza Burgess (nee Ings)
Locations in this story:
Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire
Christchurch, Hampshire
Liskeard, Cornwall

Ernest Bruce Sharp was born in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, on 8 Nov 1884 and baptised there on 20 Dec 1884 the son of James John Sharp, a Master Miller, and Ellen Sharp (nee Sharp).  He lived his early life at Lower Mill, Donhead St. Mary and later at West End Mill, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.  His mother, Ellen, had died in 1892 and his father had remarried widow Eliza Burgess (nee Ings) in 1893.  Ernest had enlisted with the Labour Corps as a Private (Service No. 275460) and served in the UK only.  There are no medal records but he was granted a small pension when discharged on 14 Sep 1918.  His marriage to Minnie Symons was recorded at the Christchurch, Hampshire, Registry during 1924.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 4 Council Houses, Upton Cross, Liskeard, Cornwall, working as a General Labourer.   His death was recorded in Liskeard during 1966.


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