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Name: John Seymour Turnbull
John Turnbull
Country: Australia
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 41, 56
Victories: 5
Born: 1895
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales
Died: 17 June 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Chuignes, France
 
 
Promoted to temporary Second Lieutenant on 20 March 1915 and latter posted to 56 Squadron, John Seymour Turnbull was wounded in action with Jasta 6 and forced to land his S.E.5 (A4861) behind British lines on 12 July 1917. After he recovered from wounds to both legs, he was reassigned to 41 Squadron. He was killed in action when his S.E.5a was shot down by August Delling of Jasta 34.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 May 1917 1900-2000 56 S.E.5 (A8913) Albatros D.III (OOC) 1 S of Douai
2 11 Jul 1917 1845-1945 56 S.E.5 (A8911) Albatros D.III (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
3 28 May 1918 1115 41 S.E.5a (D3955) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Douai
4 12 Jun 1918 1300 41 S.E.5a (D3955) Albatros D.V (OOC) Guerbigny
5 13 Jun 1918 1035 41 S.E.5a (D3927) DFW C (DES) 2 Orvillers

1 Shared with Capt Cyril Crowe, 2Lt Reginald Hoidge, 2Lt Arthur Rhys Davids, 2Lt Keith Muspratt
2 Shared with Capt Frederick McCall
 
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