We remember John Sharpey Schafer

We remember John Sharpey Schafer

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Elstree, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:7638789 Source:7941596 29th June 1881
1891
sibling Thomas Sydney Hermann Schafer Source:7941596 20th May 1891
1895
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Source:7638789 15th July 1895
1907
marriage Ruth Nee Hutchison Bateman-Champain remarried Source:7941596 9th November 1907
1908
children Edward Peter Sharpey Schafer Source:7941596 22nd September 1908
1911
children John Michael Sharpey Schafer Source:7941596 18th October 1911
1918
dates Age 36 Source:7941587 22nd March 1918
employment Planter Devon Estate Malacca Malaysia Source:9425592
location Devon Estate, Malacca Malaysia their own address Source:9425592
1918
death Killed in Action Sinking of ship after it hit a mine HMS Gaillardia United Kingdom Source:7941587 22nd March 1918
burial Chatham Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Kent United Kingdom HMS Gaillardia Source:7941587

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Sharpey
Initials JS
Last Name Schafer
Source 7638789
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Devon Estate, Malacca Malaysia their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Peter Sharpey Schafer son 22nd September 1908
John Michael Sharpey Schafer son 18th October 1911
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sir Edward Sharpey Schafer father
Maud Nee Dixey Schafer mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Sydney Hermann Schafer brother 20th May 1891
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ruth Nee Hutchison Bateman-Champain remarried wife 9th November 1907

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Rosemary251
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Rosemary251
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Rosemary251
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Rosemary251

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Multimedia

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Schafer, J S Rosemary251
Close-up Malacca Rosemary251
Malacca War Memorial Rosemary251
John Sharpey Schafer Stephen27718
Shanklin, Isle of Wight War Memorial Geoffrey575
Chatham Naval Memorial entry Geoffrey575
Name on Singapore Cenotaph Rosemary251
The Straits Settlements War Memorial Singapore Rosemary251
Notice of Death Straits Times Rosemary251
Christ Church Malacca Christopher152658

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