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James John (John) Scaramanga[1]

Male 1898 - 1918  (19 years)


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  • Name James John (John) Scaramanga 
    Born 25 Jul 1898  Meadvale, Redhill, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jul 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was commissioned into the Special Reserve and joined the RFC as an Observer flying FE2's with 20 Squadron. In August 1917 the squadron re-equipped with the Bristol Fighter. On 11 April he was wounded and was the posted to 22 Squadron. Between 19 June and 10 July they shot down six German aircraft and sent another one down out of control. On 10 July they shot down another but James was seriously wounded and died later. He was credited with 12 'Kills' and probably only missed an award due to his death.
    • Estate valued at 242 1s. 5d. went to John Scaramanga esq. [father]. [2]
    Buried Aire Communal Cemetery, Aire, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lieutenant in Royal Flying Corps (22nd Squadron) during WWI.
    • WWI: 2nd Lt. J.J. Scaramanga, Spec. Res. 3 Nov. 1916 (London Gazette 21 Nov 1916); [3]
    • The 1901 England Census reports the Scaramanga household at Tiltwood House, Crawley Down, Sussex included: Elisa Scaramanga, head, 58, widow; children Marigo, 38, both born London; Ambrose, 31, shipowner; Calliope, 29; John, 32, shipowner, his wife Louise (born Russia, British subject), 26, their sons George, 3, and James, 2, both born Sussex; 5 domestic servants.
    • 1911 England census: boarders at Lexden House [later named Chalvington House School], Seaford, Sussex, included George John Scaramanga, 13; [brother] James John Scaramanga, 12, both b. Redhill, Surrey.
    Person ID I1737  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2012 

    Father John George (George) Scaramanga, JP ,   b. 21 Apr 1868, Crawley Down, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1947, Seaford, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (James) Yeames,   b. 30 Mar 1875, Taganrog, Rostov Oblast, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1959, Nightingale Annexe, Beach Road, Littlehampton, Sussex UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F741  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1898 - Meadvale, Redhill, Surrey, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Aire Communal Cemetery, Aire, Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Jacob John Scaramanga is included, pages 80-81.
    James John Scaramanga 1918 Probate
    James John Scaramanga 1918 Probate

    Headstones
    Aire Communal Cemetery, Aire, Pas de Calais, France
    Aire Communal Cemetery, Aire, Pas de Calais, France
    website

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 80-81.

    2. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966.

    3. [S73] UK National Archives.
      AIR 76/447


  

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