Person    | Male  Born 1888  Died 27/1/1989

Sir Thomas Sopwith

Aviator and aircraft manufacturer. Designed the Sopwith Camel. Aged 10 accidentally killed his father in a shooting accident. Expert ice skater and a legend in the yachting America's Cup. Born 92 Cromwell Road. Died at home, Compton Manor, King's Somborne, Hampshire.

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Sir Thomas Sopwith

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Thomas Sopwith

English Heritage Sir Thomas Sopwith, 1888 - 1989, aviator and aircraft manuf...

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Morton Air Services

Morton Air Services

A very early independent British airline. Eventually absorbed into British United Island Airways.

Group, Aviation

1 memorial
James Bruce MacQuarrie

James Bruce MacQuarrie

Captain James Bruce MacQuarrie was born on 30 September 1933 the younger son of James Granville MacQuarrie (1894-1971) and Joan MacQuarrie née Fisk (1906-1964). Some records show his family name as...

Person, Aviation, Tragedy, Scotland, USA

1 memorial
Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force

Formed 1st April 1918 at Hotel Cecil, 80 the Strand where it had its first headquarters. Motto: Per Ardua Ad Astra, Latin for "Through Struggles to the Stars".

Group, Armed Forces, Aviation

8 memorials
Elke Etha Kuhne

Elke Etha Kuhne

Elke Etha Kuhne was born on 17 March 1945 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany, the daughter of Dr Lothar Kuhne and Ruther Kuhne. Both our Picture Source and the Clipper Crew website gives more infor...

Person, Aviation, Tragedy, Germany, Scotland

1 memorial
Sir Barnes Wallis

Sir Barnes Wallis

Designer and engineer. Born Barnes Neville Wallis in Ripley, Derbyshire. He was employed by Vickers for most of his working life and designed part of the R100 airship. His most famous achievement w...

Person, Aviation, Engineering

3 memorials