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Name: Geoffrey Grierson "Lumpy" Bailey
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Geoffrey Bailey
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 43
Victories: 8
Born: 1899
Place of Birth: Leyton, Essex
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Geoffrey Grierson Bailey joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1917. He was assigned to 43 Squadron and flew the Sopwith Camel.

1901 residence, Hackney, London; birth registered 2nd quarter 1899 at Wandsworth. Was at Westminster School prior to joining RFC.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lt. Geoffrey Grierson Bailey.
   A successful fighting pilot who has destroyed on several occasions enemy machines. Lt. Bailey displays great gallantry and determination in carrying out his duties.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Feb 1918 1125 43 Sopwith Camel (B7297) Albatros D.III (DESF) Henin Lietard
2 12 Apr 1918 1030 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (DES) Cagnicourt
3 12 Apr 1918 after 1030 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (OOC) La Gorgue
4 03 May 1918 1140 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (OOC) Vieux Berquin
5 09 May 1918 1510 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (OOC) S of Nieppe Forest
6 30 May 1918 1450 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (DES) N of Combles
7 30 May 1918 1500 43 Sopwith Camel (C8262) Albatros D.V (DES) Combles
8 09 Aug 1918 0640 43 Sopwith Camel (E1485) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Pertain
 
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