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Name: Arthur John "Jack" Palliser
Country: Australia
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Unit: 4 (AFC)
Victories: 7
Born: 02 March 1890
Place of Birth: Launceston, Tasmania
Killed In Action: 05 November 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Ath, Belgium
Cemetery: Anvaing Churchyard, Frasnes-lez-Anvaing, Belgium Image
 
 
The son of Benjamin and Mary Palliser, Arthur John Palliser was a motor mechanic when enlisted on 13 September 1914. He served with the First Divisional Ammunition Column of the Australian Army Service Corps before he transferred to the Australian Flying Corps. Posted to 4 Squadron, he flamed one balloon and downed a Fokker D.VII flying the Sopwith Camel before his squadron was re-equipped with Sopwith Snipes in October 1918. Flying a Snipe, Lieutenant Palliser downed five more Fokker D.VIIs before he was killed in action by members of Jasta Boelcke.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Sep 1918 0820 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (F1403) Fokker D.VII (DES) Frelinghien
2 05 Oct 1918 0645 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (E7180) Balloon (DES) NE of Quesnoy
3 28 Oct 1918 1455 4 (AFC) Sopwith Snipe (E8064) Fokker D.VII (DES) Ath
4 28 Oct 1918 1455 4 (AFC) Sopwith Snipe (E8064) Fokker D.VII (DES) Ath
5 29 Oct 1918 1610 4 (AFC) Sopwith Snipe (E8064) Fokker D.VII (DESF) NE of Tournai
6 29 Oct 1918 1610 4 (AFC) Sopwith Snipe (E8064) Fokker D.VII (DES) NE of Tournai
7 29 Oct 1918 1610 4 (AFC) Sopwith Snipe (E8064) Fokker D.VII (OOC) NE of Tournai
 
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