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Name: Richard Jeffries "Dickie" Dawes
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 28, 45
Victories: 9
Born: 23 October 1897
Place of Birth: Lachine, Quebec
Died: 22 April 1983
Place of Death: Montreal, Quebec
 
 
A Sopwith Camel pilot, Richard Jeffries Dawes served in France and Italy, scoring 8 victories with 45 Squadron and 1 victory with 28 Squadron.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (T./Capt.) Richard Jeffrey Dawes.
   During recent operations this officer has destroyed six enemy aeroplanes. A very gallant and courageous officer.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 Oct 1917 2040 45 Sopwith Camel Albatros D.III (OOC) Kastelhoek
2 31 Dec 1917 0945 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) Albatros D.III (OOC) Piave de Soligo
3 14 Jan 1918 1500 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) Albatros D.III (DES) Borgo
4 27 Jan 1918 1340 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) DFW C (OOC) Conegliano
5 10 Mar 1918 1130 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) DFW C (DES) 1 SE of Salgarada
6 03 May 1918 0915 28 Sopwith Camel (B7359) Aviatik C (DES) Mt. Santo
7 03 Jun 1918 0905 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) Albatros D.V (OOC) Campo
8 07 Jun 1918 0930 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) Albatros D.III (DES) Piovena
9 15 Jun 1918 0745 45 Sopwith Camel (B6412) Aviatik C (DES) Mt. Campo-Poselaro

1 Shared with 2Lt Jack Cottle
 
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