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Name: Ernest Edgar Davies
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Unit: 2 (AFC)
Victories: 7
Born: 16 March 1890
Place of Birth: Kerang, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
A barrister and the son of John Herbert Davies, Ernest Edgar Davies enlisted in 1915. He was a flight commander with 2 Squadron and scored seven victories flying the S.E.5a.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Aug 1918 1055 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D6860) Fokker D.VII (DES) S of Douai-Lecluse
2 15 Sep 1918 1720 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D6860) Albatros C (DES) 1 W of Macquart
3 01 Oct 1918 0925 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D6860) C (OOC) Ligny
4 01 Oct 1918 1415 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (E5765) LVG C (OOC) 1 Antoing
5 04 Nov 1918 0810 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (E5765) LVG C (DES) Elleselles-Renaix
6 04 Nov 1918 1300 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (E5765) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Houtaing
7 04 Nov 1918 1300 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (E5765) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Houtaing

1 Shared with Eric Cummings
 
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