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Wilson, Claude Melnot DFC (Lieutenant)

Killed in Action 1918-10-14

Birth Date: 1897-07-06 (age 21)

Born: Vancouver, B.C.

Charles Hurst Wilson & Margaret Melnot

unmarried

Home: Vancouver, B.C.

Decorations: DFC


Distinguished Service Cross
Service
RAF
Unit
29 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Impiger Et Acer (Energetic and Keen)
Base
France
Rank
Lieutenant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
pilot
Service Numbers
Wilson served in an artillery regiment before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in July 1917. He was posted to 29 Sqn on 1918-05-04 and scored 8 victories flying the S.E.5a. 1918-10-14: Wilson was killed in action when his aircraft was shot down east of Roulers by a Fokker D.VII. FAG lists date of birth as 1898-09-16

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29 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Impiger Et Acer

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