Captain Evelyn Wilson FFRENCH

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: Ballarat VIC, 21 June 1878
Unit: No. 42 Training Depot Station
Died: Aircraft Accident, England, 23 December 1918, Aged 40 Years
Cremated: Golders Green Crematorium, Middlesex
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Acheson Evelyn and Marion Ffrench, of Victoria, Australia; husband of Blanche Violet Ffrench. Served in South Africa (83rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery), 1900-1902
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 December 1918, Captain Ffrench, flying Sopwith Snipe aircraft E8179, was killed when he appeared to lost control of the aircraft and it nose-dived into the ground.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Card 270768, 92594

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