Lt John Ensor Sharp RAF


2 possible as RAF officers - "John Ensor Sharp b18 Apr 1899, died Australia 1955" or "John Ernest Sharp b 16 Apr 1892 " . Of these two, John Ensor Sharp made Lt, the other did not. In addition I eventually got an obit for John Ensor Sharp that showed he was in ADRIC

1899 Apr 8 Born Basford, Notts

1901 census at Nottingham

1911 census at Nottingham

Student at High School Nottingham

1917 Apr 24. Enlisted in RFC

1917 Aug 30 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC

1918 Apr 3. Wounded France

1918 Apr 1 Promoted Lt

1919 Apr 3. Demobilised

1920 Nov 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1140. Posted to A Coy

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable

1925 Oct 17. Leaves UK for Singapore, he is a Police Officer, travels alone and 2nd class

1927 Sep 14. Straits Times article reports him making an arrest

1931 The Straits Times reports Inspector J. E. Sharp, of Singapore, has gone to Malacca to take the place of Inspector Huggins who is on leave.

1938 Apr 7. Arrives in London from Singapore, "Police" and travels 2nd class with wife Phyllis

1943 Mar 13 . News of his capture in Singapore

1947 Jun 27 Singapore Free Press reports him retiring to Australia

1955 Died Perth Aus.aged 56. He only appeared once, in 1954, on Australian Electoral Registers