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Name: Roy Williamson Chappell
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 27, 41
Victories: 11
Born: 31 December 1896
Place of Birth: Cheddleton, Leek, Cheshire
Died:  
Place of Death: England
 
 
Roy Williamson Chappell was granted a permanent commission to Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force on 1 August 1919.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Capt. Roy Williamson Chappell, R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed the greatest skill and courage in leading patrols, with the result that during four days' operations the formations which he led destroyed 19 enemy aeroplanes and drove down several others, the fate of which was not observed, owing to the intensity of the fighting. He has destroyed altogether five enemy machines, and has driven down seven others out of control.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Sep 1916 27 Martinsyde G.100 D (OOC)  
2 17 Mar 1917 1320 27 Martinsyde G.100 (A1573) C (OOC) N of Havrincourt Wood
3 02 Feb 1918 1430 41 S.E.5a (B663) Albatros D.V (DES) Erchin
4 02 Feb 1918 1430 41 S.E.5a (B663) Albatros D.V (OOC) Erchin
5 06 Mar 1918 1000 41 S.E.5a (B624) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Niergnies
6 16 Mar 1918 1145 41 S.E.5a (B624) LVG C (DESF) Brebières
7 23 Mar 1918 1130 41 S.E.5a (B624) Albatros D.V (OOC) Bourlon Wood
8 24 Mar 1918 1455 41 S.E.5a (B624) Fokker DR.I (OOC) Sailly
9 24 Mar 1918 1500 41 S.E.5a (B624) Fokker DR.I (OOC) Havrincourt
10 25 Mar 1918 1040 41 S.E.5a (B624) Albatros D.V (DES) Sailly
11 16 May 1918 0750 41 S.E.5a (C5436) C (OOC) SE of Arras
 
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