Commonwealth War Graves - Arthur George Crame

Author: Doug Larsen
Date published: 08/11/2011
© Doug Larsen

Commonwealth War Graves

Name:

Crame, Arthur George

Place and Date of Birth:

Hungerford, 1911

Place of Residence:

18 Gloucester Road, Newbury

Family:

Youngest son of Mrs Crame, 18 Gloucester Road, Newbury

Military Record

 

Rank:

Sapper

Service Number:

2123521

Regiment/Service:

Royal Engineers

Date of Death:

January 23, 1941

Age at Death:

30

Additional Information:

‘Bob’ entered the Post Office as a boy messenger in 1925 and was transferred to Hayes, Middlesex in 1929 and in 1931 was appointed a Postman Driver in Newbury.

He died at Worthing in Sussex and his body was brought to Newbury for burial where his coffin was covered with the Union Jack during the service.

He was a popular member of the Post Office staff as evidenced by the large number of his colleagues at his

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funeral of whom four acted as bearers.

The cause of death was not given in his obituary in the Newbury Weekly News on January 30th, 1941.

He is named on a War Memorial outside St. Nicolas’ Church and in the Post Office.

 

Sources:Personal research, CWG

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