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Name: Charles Henry Arnison
Military Cross (MC) Charles Henry Arnison
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 62
Victories: 9
Born: 13 January 1893
Place of Birth: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland
Died: 04 September 1974
Place of Death: Hammersmith, London
 
 
Badly wounded on 16 May 1918, Charles Henry Arnison was shot down near Corbie. He was promoted to Flying Officer on 1 April 1918 and granted a permanent commission on 1 August 1919 but owing to his injuries, he retired from the Royal Air Force on 6 October 1920.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Lt. Charles Henry Arnison, Gen. List, attd. R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has destroyed four enemy aircraft and driven down four others completely out of control. He has always shown the greatest skill, keenness and gallantry, and has been largely instrumental in the fine achievements of his squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 Apr 1918 1420 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Estaires
2 21 Apr 1918 1000 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Estaires-Lille
3 21 Apr 1918 1000 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Estaires-Lille
4 03 May 1918 1115 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Armentières
5 03 May 1918 1116 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Armentières
6 03 May 1918 1117 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 1 Albatros D.V (DESF) E of Armentières
7 09 May 1918 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) S of Herlies
8 09 May 1918 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) NE of La Bassée
9 15 May 1918 1745 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 3 C (DES) Albert-Ayette

1 Observer Samuel Parry
2 Observer Horace Merritt
3 Observer Lt C D Wells
 
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