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Name: Lancelot Lytton Richardson
Military Cross (MC)
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 25
Victories: 7
Born: 18 October 1895
Place of Birth: Young, New South Wales
Died: 13 April 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
Lancelot Lytton Richardson was wounded in action 20 July 1916. He was killed and his observer captured when their F.E.2b was shot down by Hans Klein of Jasta 4.
 
Military Cross (MC)
Temp. Capt. Lancelot Lytton Richardson, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He attacked a formation of five hostile scouts, and brought two of them down. On another occasion, although himself wounded, he destroyed two hostile machines, and drove down, damaged, at least two others.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Jun 1916 1130 25 F.E.2b (6337) 1 Fokker E (OOC) 5 Don
2 26 Jun 1916 0725 25 F.E.2b (4283) 2 Fokker E (FTL) Annoeullin
3 02 Jul 1916 1930 25 F.E.2b (4283) 1 Albatros C (FTL) Habourdin-Fromelles
4 20 Jul 1916 1830 25 F.E.2b (6932) 2 Fokker E (DES) 6 E of Lens
5 20 Jul 1916 1830 25 F.E.2b (6932) 2 Fokker E (OOC) 6 E of Lens
6 15 Feb 1917 1630 25 F.E.2b (7686) 3 C (OOC) Avion
7 17 Mar 1917 1100-1130 25 F.E.2b (4839) 4 Albatros D.II (DESF) Oppy-Beaumont

1 Observer Lt M V Lewes
2 Observer AM2 Leslie Court
3 Observer Lt William Meggitt
4 Observer 2Lt D C Wollen
5 Shared with 2Lt J R B Savage & AM2 Robinson (5201), Lt Horace Davey & 2Lt J B Hinchcliffe
6 Shared with Lt Horace Davey & Capt H C Morley
 
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