Lieut William Frederick Nelson Sharpe

Lieut William Frederick Nelson Sharpe

Birth
Ontario, Canada
Death 4 Feb 1915 (aged 22)
Shoreham-by-Sea, Adur District, West Sussex, England
Burial Prescott, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada
Plot Section 10, Block 5, Lot 4, Grave B.
Memorial ID 115233625 · View Source
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From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial--
Military Service:-
Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 22
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Flying Corps
Division: 1st Battalion, Canadian Contingent

Additional Information:-
Son of Frederick Charles and Ida (née Bell) Sharpe. Husband of Alma K. Sharpe of Prescott, Ontario, Canada.

Lieutenant W.F. Sharpe was the first Canadian military aviator to give his life in the Great War. He was killed in a training accident in England.

Commemorated on Page 36 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.


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  • Created by: SJ Hearn
  • Added: 10 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115233625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut William Frederick Nelson Sharpe (Dec 1892–4 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115233625, citing Sandy Hill Cemetery, Prescott, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by SJ Hearn (contributor 46864594) .