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Name: William Eric Bottrill
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 104
Victories: 5
Born: 26 September 1892
Place of Birth: Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England
Died: 06 October 1971
Place of Death: Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
 
 
1st Central Ontario Regiment. Temporary Lieutenant William Eric Bottrill was seconded for duty with the Royal Air Force on 12 March 1918. He ceased to be seconded for duty with the RAF on 12 January 1919.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 Aug 1918 0715 104 D.H.9 1 EA (OOC) Saverne
2 22 Aug 1918 0805 104 D.H.9 1 Pfalz D.III (DES) Mannheim
3 14 Sep 1918 0840 104 D.H.9 (D3035) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) S of Metz
4 23 Oct 1918 1210 104 D.H.9 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Metz-Sablon
5 29 Oct 1918 1245 104 D.H.9 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Jametz

1 Pilot Lt D P Pogson
2 Pilot Capt E J Garland
 
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