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Name: Sydney Dalrymple
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Sydney Dalrymple
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 24, 27 (RFC)
139 (RAF)
Victories: 5
Born: 11 May 1885
Place of Birth: Ballarat East, Victoria
Died: 12 July 1969
Place of Death: Toora, Victoria
The son of William and Alice Kate (Hodgson) Dalrymple, Sydney Dalrymple sailed for England aboard the RMS Medina in June 1915. He received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 1815 on a biplane at London & Provincial School, Hendon on 4 October 1915. He was posted to 27 Squadron in France on 22 May 1916. Flying the Martinsyde G.100, he scored his first victory during the summer of 1916. After serving with 24 Squadron as a flight commander in 1917, Dalrymple was posted to 139 Squadron in Italy the following year. During 1918, he scored four more victories as a Bristol Fighter pilot.

His marriage to Nancy Moule was registered in Victoria in 1921 and his death was registered in Victoria in 1969.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Capt. Sydney Dalrymple.
   A gallant and skilful leader who has been instrumental in destroying at least five enemy machines. He has carried out many reconnaissances under very difficult circumstances and brought back most valuable information, including photographs of the enemy's position.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 01 Jul 1916 0930-1130 27 Martinsyde G.100 Roland C (DES) Near Cambrai
2 08 Aug 1918 139 Bristol Fighter (D8084) 1 Berg D.I (DES) Levico
3 08 Aug 1918 139 Bristol Fighter (D8084) 1 Berg D.I (DESF) Caldonazzo
4 13 Sep 1918 139 Bristol Fighter (D8081) 2 Albatros D.III (DESF) Trento
5 13 Sep 1918 139 Bristol Fighter (D8081) 2 Albatros D.III (DESF) Trento

1 Observer Lt H Baldwin
2 Observer Lt G Beagle
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