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Name: Eric Charlton Gilroy
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 11
Victories: 7
Born: 27 August 1890
Place of Birth: Clinton, Ontario
Died: February 1965
Place of Death: Michigan, USA
 
 
A surveyor by trade, Eric Charlton Gilroy enlisted at Medicine Hat, Alberta on 31 December 1914. After serving with the 3rd Regiment of the Canadian Mounted Rifles, he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and was promoted to temporary 2nd Lieutenant (on probation) on 13 August 1917. Posted to 11 Squadron as an observer, he scored 7 victories flying the Bristol F.2b. Post-war he became an American citizen and lived in Michigan.

Regimental number 108243. Social security number 377-07-2288.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 15 Mar 1918 1115 11 Bristol F.2b (C4845) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Rumilly
2 09 May 1918 1220 11 Bristol F.2b (C4845) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) S of Albert
3 09 May 1918 1220 11 Bristol F.2b (C4845) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) S of Albert
4 15 May 1918 0600 11 Bristol F.2b (C797) 2 Two-seater (DESF) Brebières
5 15 May 1918 1720 11 Bristol F.2b (C797) 2 Fokker DR.I (DES) SE of Albert
6 15 May 1918 1721 11 Bristol F.2b (C797) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) SE of Albert
7 15 May 1918 1722 11 Bristol F.2b (C797) 2 Fokker DR.I (OOC) SE of Albert

1 Pilot Capt L R Wren
2 Pilot Lt John Chick
 
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