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Name: Clement Graham Boothroyd
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Clement Graham Boothroyd
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 20
Victories: 12
Born: 25 August 1899
Place of Birth: Halifax, Yorkshire
Died: February 1952
Place of Death: Jesmond, Newcastle on Tyne
 
 
In 1918, Clement Graham Boothroyd scored 12 victories with 20 Squadron as a Bristol F.2b observer. On 23 October 1918, he and pilot Horace Lale scored two victories when they were attacked by 15 enemy fighters. Boothroyd transferred to the reserve in 1922 and resigned his commission in December 1926.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
2nd Lieut. Clement Graham Boothroyd. (FRANCE)
   An officer of high courage. On 23rd October, after attacking with bombs a railway station the formation with which this officer was flying was engaged with about fifteen enemy scouts; of these, he destroyed one and his pilot accounted for a second. In all he has to his credit eight enemy aircraft and one kite balloon.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Jul 1918 0840 20 Bristol F.2b (C843) 1 Fokker D.VII (DES) Dadizeele-Gheluwe
2 11 Aug 1918 1345 20 Bristol F.2b (C987) 1 Balloon (DES) S of Heule
3 20 Sep 1918 1020 20 Bristol F.2b (D7915) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Longchamps
4 20 Sep 1918 1025 20 Bristol F.2b (D7915) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) N of Longchamps
5 23 Sep 1918 1820 20 Bristol F.2b (E2340) 3 Fokker D.VII (DES) NE of St. Quentin
6 25 Sep 1918 1830 20 Bristol F.2b (E2568) 2 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Estres
7 27 Sep 1918 1030 20 Bristol F.2b (E2470) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) W of Bernot
8 29 Sep 1918 1030 20 Bristol F.2b (E2470) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) Lehaucourt
9 23 Oct 1918 1510 20 Bristol F.2b (E2407) 4 Fokker D.VII (DES) SW of Noyelles
10 23 Oct 1918 1515 20 Bristol F.2b (E2407) 4 Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Preux
11 30 Oct 1918 1205 20 Bristol F.2b (E2407) 4 Fokker D.VII (DES) S of Avesnes
12 30 Oct 1918 1205 20 Bristol F.2b (E2407) 4 Fokker D.VII (DES) S of Avesnes

1 Pilot 1/Lt E W Sweeney
2 Pilot Malcolm McCall
3 Pilot Lt A D Kiernander
4 Pilot Horace Lale
 
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