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Name: Arthur Thomas Drinkwater
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Arthur Thomas Drinkwater
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 40, 57
Victories: 9
Born: 03 February 1894
Place of Birth: Queenscliff, Victoria
Died: 1972
Place of Death: Queensland
 
 
The son of Alfred Drinkwater of Queenscliffe, Arthur Thomas Drinkwater joined the 7th F.C. Engineers in October 1915. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps, received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 5502 on 20 June 1917, and scored nine victories by the end of the war. He was transferred to the unemployed list on 15 August 1919.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 18 Aug 1917 1920 57 D.H.4 (A2138) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Courtrai
2 20 Aug 1917 1130 57 D.H.4 (A2132) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
3 21 Sep 1917 1050 57 D.H.4 (A7581) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Dadizeele
4 21 Sep 1917 1050 57 D.H.4 (A7581) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Dadizeele
5 12 Nov 1917 1145 57 D.H.4 (A7424) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Houthoulst Wood
6 12 Nov 1917 1145 57 D.H.4 (7424) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Houthoulst Wood
7 17 Sep 1918 0955 40 S.E.5a (E5982) Fokker D.VII (OOC) SE of Cambrai
8 01 Oct 1918 1245 40 S.E.5a (F5527) Halberstadt C (DESF) N of Cambrai
9 09 Oct 1918 0740 40 S.E.5a (E4036) Fokker D.VII (OOC) NE of Cambrai

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