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Sharpe, W.F.N. (William Frederick Nelson)

 
 
Full nameSharpe, W.F.N. (William Frederick Nelson)
IDOC0290140
ObjectBAS-1915-0010
 
CollectionLibrary
ClassificationRoll of Honour
SeriesRoll of Honour 1914-1918
 
InitialsW.F.N.
First namesWilliam Frederick Nelson
SurnameSharpe
Service no
 
RankLt
OrganisationRoyal Flying Corps
 
Prisoner of warNo
Accident
Result of accident
Death dateFebruary 4th 1915
Remarks
Terms of enlistment
Awards
Attached from1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Death detailsAccidentally Killed 4 February 1915 aged 22, when his aeroplane nose-dived into the ground near the Sussex Pad Public House, Lancing, near Worthing, West Sussex. An inquest heard that he probably panicked when the aeroplane suffered mechanical problems (