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Name: Edward Patrick Kenny
Distinguished Flying Cross (DSC)
Country: Australia
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Units: 1 (AFC)
Victories: 7
Born: January 1888
Place of Birth: Trafalgar, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
An accountant and the son of Patrick Kenny, Edward Patrick Kenny enlisted on 16 July 1915 and served with the 4th Light Horse before he transferred to the Australian Flying Corps. He served in Egypt with 1 Squadron in 1918. Flying the Bristol Fighter, he scored 7 victories by the end of the war. He returned to Australia on 5 March 1919.

Listed in some sources as Edward Patrick Kenney; he was not awarded the Military Cross as indicated by his DFC citation.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Edward Patrick Kenny, M.C. (Australian F.C.). (EGYPT)
   Since joining the squadron in July last this officer has carried out 360 hours' flying on strategical and photographic reconnaissances. He has, in aerial combats, destroyed one enemy machine, driven down two out of control, and forced four to land. During recent operations he has shown great gallantry on numerous occasions in attacking ground targets from very low altitudes in face of intense hostile fire.
   (M.C. gazetted 16th September, 1918.)
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 28 Apr 1918 1745 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) S of Nablus
2 30 Jul 1918 0710 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 DFW C (FTL/DES) Wadi Aujah
3 03 Aug 1918 1130 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 Albatros C (FTL/DES) NW of Afuleh
4 03 Aug 1918 1145 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 Albatros C (OOC) Leijun
5 03 Aug 1918 1210 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 Albatros C (DES) 3 2 mi NE of Ez Buba
6 23 Sep 1918 0715 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 DFW C (FTL/DES) 1.5 mi NW of Deraa
7 28 Sep 1918 0815 1 (AFC) Bristol Fighter (C4626) 2 DFW C (FTL/DES) Damascus aerodrome

1 Observer Lt F C Hawley
2 Observer Lt Leslie Sutherland
3 Shared with Lt Paul McGinness & Lt Wilmot Fysh
 
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