Thomas Bernard Sharpe (died 1945)

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Birmingham (brandwood End) Cemetery Sec. 24. Consgrave 8023.,
United Kingdom

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Service number: 10675710
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers

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Bernard

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Gerald  Massey-Sharpe

Gerald Massey-Sharpe

Colin Raffaelle Sharpe

Colin Raffaelle Sharpe

Sara (Buzze) Sharpe

Sara (Buzze) Sharpe

Esther A Sharpe

Esther A Sharpe

Doris (Sharpe) & Amanda McGahuey

Doris (Sharpe) & Amanda McGahuey

Frank 'Bill' Sharpe

Frank 'Bill' Sharpe

Mr. and Mrs. Moore I.P. Sharpe

Mr. and Mrs. Moore I.P. Sharpe

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In 1818, on March 22nd, Easter Day fell on the earliest possible date in western Christianity. This won't happen again until 2285.

In 1825, on October 26th, the Erie Canal opened. Construction had begun in 1817 and the completion of the canal provided passage from Albany New York to Buffalo New York and Lake Erie. Previously, pack animals had to be used to transport goods - there were no railroads - and the canal allowed goods to be shipped relatively easily and quickly.

In 1871, on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

In 1898, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1930, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

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Thomas Bernard Sharpe died on February 25, 1945. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Birmingham (brandwood End) Cemetery Sec. 24. Consgrave 8023., United Kingdom. We are unaware of information about Thomas's immediate family.

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