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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: Melbourne, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
In 1915, Dalrymple joined the Royal Flying Corps and was posted to 27 Squadron in 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.
 
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.
 
Victories
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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