|WW1 Project||Maurice Hugh STEPHENS||<BACK|
|Date & Place of Birth||11th Jun 1892 Melchet, Romsey, Hampshire|
|Enlisted||8th May 1915 as RNAS candidate in Ottowa|
|Regiment(s)||Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
|Service Record||Passed flying certificate 28th May 1916
Posted to France with 3 wing RNAS Oct 1916
Badly injured 23rd Jan 1917 by un-dropped bomb from his own plane exploding after landing
Demob. 19th Mar 1919
|Died||2nd Sep 1946, buried Warnham 4th Sep 1946|
|Source(s)||Flight Magazine, Royal Aero Club Aviators certificate, RNAS certificate|
Moved back to Canada after the war, but evidently returned to the UK and lived in the Warnham/Horsham area.
Full report of the Court
of Enquiry following his accident kindly provided by CrossandCockade.com, including biography.