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Name: Cecil Christian Clark
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 1
Victories: 10
Born: 1897
Place of Birth: London
Died: 30 November 1939
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Ann's Hill Cemetery, Gosport, Hampshire
 
 
In 1916, after serving with the Royal Field Artillery, Cecil Christian Clark transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. Posted to 1 Squadron on 1 February 1917, he scored 3 victories in March flying Nieuport Scouts. As a flight commander flying the S.E.5a in 1918, Clark scored 7 more victories before he was wounded then captured, shot down in S.E.5a (B4810) by Harry von Bülow-Bothkamp of Jasta 36.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 15 Mar 1917 1545 1 Nieuport Scout Albatros D.II (OOC) Zandvoorde
2 17 Mar 1917 1045 1 Nieuport Scout (A6672) Albatros D.II (OOC) 1 Courtrai-Menin
3 28 Mar 1917 1045 1 Nieuport Scout (A6672) Halberstadt D (OOC) Lesquin
4 21 Apr 1918 1210 1 S.E.5a (C1107) Pfalz D.III (DES) 2 Lompret
5 21 Apr 1918 1710 1 S.E.5a (B4810) Balloon (DES) Laventie
6 23 Apr 1918 1920 1 S.E.5a (B4810) Fokker DR.I (DESF) S of Courtrai
7 25 Apr 1918 1850 1 S.E.5a (B4810) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Houtham
8 29 Apr 1918 0650 1 S.E.5a (C1106) Pfalz D.III (DES) 3 Kemmel-Wytschaete
9 29 Apr 1918 1145 1 S.E.5a (C1106) Albatros D.V (OOC) Wytschaete
10 07 May 1918 1645 1 S.E.5a (B4810) C (DES) S of Dickebusch

1 Shared with Lt James Slater
2 Shared with Lt Kenneth Mills
3 Shared with Lt Percy Clayson
 
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