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Name: Robert Kenneth Whitney
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 60
Victories: 5
Born: 06 December 1898
Place of Birth: Abbotsford, Quebec, Canada
Died: 15 August 1983
Place of Death: San Diego, California, USA
 
 
Robert Kenneth Whitney enlisted on 5 July 1917. He scored 5 victories with 60 Squadron before he was wounded.
The San Diego Union, San Diego, California, Thursday, 1 September 1983, page B-9
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Robert Kenneth Whitney, 60 Sqn.
   Bold in attack, skilful in manoeuvre, this officer sets a fine example to his whole squadron. Since 6th July he has destroyed four enemy aeroplanes.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 07 Jul 1918 1145 60 S.E.5a (B186) DFW C (DESF) Achiet le Grand
2 18 Jul 1918 0500 60 S.E.5a (B186) DFW C (DES) Boiry Notre Dame
3 08 Aug 1918 1640 60 S.E.5a (C8886) Hannover C (DES) 1 Foucaucourt
4 08 Aug 1918 1650 60 S.E.5a (C8886) DFW C (DESF) 2 Estrées
5 09 Aug 1918 0835 60 S.E.5a (C8886) Hannover C (DES) 1 Croisilles

1 Shared with Capt John Doyle
2 Shared with Lt F W Clark (E3919)
 
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