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The exceptional Great War British Highest Scoring Bristol Fighter Pilot Ace’s 30 victory Military Cross and Distinguished Flying Cross group

The exceptional Great War British Highest Scoring Bristol Fighter Pilot Ace’s 30 victory Military Cross and Distinguished Flying Cross group, and his Observer’s 26 victory Distinguished Flying Medal group, the first to Captain S.F.H. Thompson, Royal Air Force, and the second to 2nd Lieutenant R.M. Fletcher, RAF, who when flying with 22 Squadron between then became the highest British Two-Seater combined Pilot / Observer ‘Aces’ of the war, scoring 26 kills between them.

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Thompson Ronald Malcolm Fletcher Distinguished Flying Medal Fletcher Distinguished Flying Cross Royal Air Force Military Cross Bristol F2b Royal Flying Corps Bristol RFC Blackheath 22 Squadron Bristol Fighter Pilot Western Front Pfalz Scout Samuel Frederick Henry Thompson Halberstadt 2 Seater East London College University of London Bristol F2 two seater fighter Fokker Biplane Bristol fighter Arras Flying Services Memorial Battle of the Canel du Nord flying ace Jasta 46 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserv Brisfit Vizefeldwebel Oskar Hennrich Fokker Triplane Charles George Gass Gass RAF Oberleutnant Otto Schmidt
12 May 2017