Flight CommanderSHARMAN, JOHN EDWARD

Died 22/07/1917

Aged 24

10th (Naval) Sqdn.
Royal Naval Air Service

attd. 22nd Wing
Royal Flying Corps

D S C and Bar

Son of Thomas H. and Frances A. Sharman, of Oak Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Croix-de-Guerre with Palm (France) - cited by General Castelnau for services in 11 long distance air raids,; notably leading two raids on Freiburg in one day.

Inscription

UNTIL THE DAY DAWN

Buried at PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

Location: Nord, France
Number of casualties: 921

Cemetery/memorial reference: IV. G. 22.

See cemetery plan
Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.
DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.
DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.