Silly, Benjamin James

Male 1893 - 1943  (50 years)


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  • Name Silly, Benjamin James  [1
    Born 28 May 1893  Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Cremated Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Rank Air Commodore  [3
    Died 7 Dec 1943  [3
    Person ID I961  Shelley's Tree
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2016 

    Father Silly, George,   b. 28 Apr 1855,   d. 17 Sep 1917, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Foord, Lucy Harriett,   b. 5 Jan 1859,   d. 13 Jun 1930, Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1887  St James, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lovitt, Frances Fanny,   b. 28 May 1899 
    Married 22 Jul 1920 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Manuscript: Hugh Stannus Stannus, "Some notes the Stannus family", Hugh Stannus Stannus.

    2. [S758] BDM Index: Australian Birth Index, 1788-1922 (Ancestry), Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah, United States: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), NSW, 1893/9528, Benjamin James Silly.



    3. [S1591] Burial index: UK, Commonwealth War Graves Registers 1914-1921 and 1939-1947 (Ancestry), 1939-1947, Hong Kong, Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery, Hong Kong, The Sai Wan Bay Cremation Memorial.
      SILLY, Air Commodore BENJAMIN JAMES, M.C.,
      D.F.C. R.A.F. 7th December, 1943. Age 50.
      Son of George and Lucy Silly; husband of
      Frances Fanny Silly, of Berkhamsted,
      Hertfordshire. VI. B. 7.