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Name: George Ai Brooke
George Brooke
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 20, 45, 55
Victories: 7
Born: 1898
Place of Birth: Cleckheaton, Yorkshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
George Ai Brooke was posted to 45 Squadron as an observer in the summer of 1917. He scored 4 victories with this unit flying the Sopwith 1½ Strutter. Shot up by Max von Müller on 28 July 1917, he and pilot Matthew Frew succeeded in returning to their aerodrome before crashing. Posted to 20 Squadron, Brooke scored one more victory flying the F.E.2d and two  more victories flying the Bristol F.2b.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Jul 1917 0910 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A1020) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Polygon Wood
2 28 Jul 1917 1700 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8228) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) S of Comines
3 10 Aug 1917 1830 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A1013) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Comines
4 23 Aug 1917 0915 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A1048) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Lake Bellewarde
5 11 Sep 1917 1430 20 F.E.2d (A6458) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) N of Wervicq
6 08 Nov 1917 1300 20 Bristol F.2b (A7193) 4 Albatros D.V (DES) Staden
7 22 Dec 1917 1415 20 Bristol F.2b (A7255) 5 Albatros D.V (DES) Moorslede

1 Pilot Matthew Frew
2 Pilot Edward Clarke
3 Pilot Arthur Taylor
4 Pilot Lt J Kirkpatrick
5 Pilot Reginald Makepeace
 
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