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    Hi All,

    A mate has requested if anyone knows if the above saw service between the wars and in WWII. He served in WWI and was awarded a DSO. Any information would greatly appreciated.

    Regards,

    John.

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    Hello,

    NIEUPORT TYPE 12 TWO-SEATER TRACTOR BIPLANE SCOUT. 8524 - 8529.

    8525. (C/n. N1422). Shipped to Aegean; arr. 2 Wing Mudros 7.16; Imbros 10.16 (transit); To Rumanian Flt Bucharest but forced landed 20m N of Ismail, Russia 25.10.16 (F/L AFF Jacob); Reached Bucharest 30.11.16.

    See:
    Royal Navy Aircraft Serials and Units 1911-1919.
    Sturtivant,Ray & Gordon Page.
    Tonbridge:Air Britain (Historians),1992.
    p.135.

    NB. 221 Sqn mentioned in Index (p.454). The Squadron (221), began as D Squadron, RNAS, one of the units flown by the Navy at Mudros in the Gallipoli campaign. It became 221 Sqn on 1 April, 1918, on formation of the RAF.

    Top and Tail of WWII Service:

    74522 Arthur Frederick Foy JACOB DSO A&SD Branch:

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...4700/page/6662

    and...

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/1495

    Col.
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    Hi Col,

    Many thanks, I have passed it on to my mate.

    Regards,

    John.

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    To add the early details to Col's information, his AIR (postings and awards from 1918 to 1919) and ADM (lots of extra details on WW1 notable ops) service files can be downloaded from the TNA

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...s?uri=D8276841


    http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...s?uri=C9748297

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...?uri=C10011737

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    Ross
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    Hi Ross,

    Many thanks as well. I have passed it all on to my mate.

    Regards

    John.

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