Other names: Kenneth Cyril
Locations in this story: Stour Provost, DorsetEast Stour, DorsetHenstridge, SomersetTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Story: Kenneth Cyril Sharpe (sometimes spelt 'Sharp') was born in Stour Provost, Dorset, on 4 Apr 1898 and lived his early life in East Stour, Dorset, and later at Hill House, London Road, Henstridge, Somerset. He had enlisted on 23 Mar 1917 and joined the Royal Naval Air Service as an Air Mechanic Class 2 (Fitter) (Service No. F27564) until he transferred to the newly formed Royal Air Force as a Leading Aircraftsman (Service No. 227564). He served in the UK only and was discharged on 22 Nov 1919. He was awarded the British War Medal only. His death was recorded in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, on 5 Jun 1988. Of his brothers, Trevor Sharpe died whilst in service whereas Montague Harry Sharpe, Denzil Walter Claude Sharpe and Leo Vernon Sharpe all served and survived.