Service Details
Name:
SAUNDERS
Given Name:
FERDINAND WARD
Initials:
F W
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
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Unit:
35th Sqdn.
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Unit 2:
and 15th Welsh Regiment
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Date of Death:
1918-01-25
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Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Died in Aircraft Accident, Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 B256, machine left aerodrome at 12.00 for practice landing flight and turning to come into the aerodrome (Estrees-en-Chaussee), stalled and nosedived to earth (12.10); pilot killed
Additional
Information:
Husband of Fortune Saunders. Born Johannesburg. Commemorative headstone in Johannesburg (Braamfontein) Cemetery. ref. South African Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Somme
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Cemetery:
TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
IV. D. 4.

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