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Cecil Gwyn Sutton-Jones

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Lest we forget header by Graham Williamson 2017

Home: Roseden
Date of death: 11 September 1918
Age at death: 28 years
Fate: Cecil died at 7:10 am when the aircraft he was a passenger in from RAF Cramlington fell into a field near Cramlington Railway Station
Rank: Flight Cadet
Service No:
Unit/Regiment: (East Fortune), Royal Air Force
Buried: Old Bewick (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, UK (Cemetery/memorial reference: in north-east part, near church). Also commemorated on the Eglingham War Memorial, Northumberland UK.
Other: Only son of Mrs. G. Sutton-Jones, of Roseden, Wooperton Northumberland, and Col. G. Sutton Jones (India Army).

CWGC Casualty Details


SUTTON-JONES Cecil Gwyn - gravestone c. G Williamson

Flight Cadet Cecil Gwyn Sutton-Jones, gravestone at Old Bewick (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, UK

Inscription reads: /IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ CECIL GWYN SUTTON-JONES,/ FLIGHT CADET R.A.F/ KILLED WHILST FLYING/ SEPT 11TH 1918,/ THE DEAR SON AND COMRADE OF/ MRS GIE SUTTON-JONES AND THE/ LATE LT COL. G. SUTTON-JONES/ BHOPAL BATTALION/ AGED 28./

SUTTON-JONES Cecil Gwyn - gravestone plaque c. G Williamson

Second plaque on gravestone of Flight Cadet Cecil Gwyn Sutton-Jones

Inscription reads: /”SURE WINGED AT LAST/ AND FREE/ FULL FLEDGED ETERNALLY/ IN GOD’S ROYAL FLYING CORPS”/

Old Bewick church c. G Williamson

Old Bewick (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, UK

badge of the Royal Air Force c. public domain

Badge of the Royal Air Force

(The above image is in the Public Domain)

Additional information

As noted above, Cecil is commemorated on the Eglingham War Memorial, Northumberland UK. The Memorial was unveiled on 27 March 1921 by his mother Mrs G. Sutton-Jones.

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