The son of Frederick and Cordelia Britnell, Frederick John Shaw Britnell scored nine victories flying the Sopwith Camel.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Frederick John Shaw Britnell. (FRANCE)
This officer has flown about 500 hours on active service, and on all occasions, when engaged with the enemy, has shown great dash and marked courage. He has carried out some 162 special missions, and has engaged enemy troops, transport, &c., from very low altitudes with great success.