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Name: Hugh Claye
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 62
Victories: 11
Born: 22 June 1889
Place of Birth: Derby, Derbyshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Under the guns of Geoffrey Hughes, Hugh Claye and Camel pilot Augustus Orlebar, Lothar von Richthofen fell out of control east of Cambrai in a Fokker DR.I on 13 March 1918. Two months later, Claye was shot down and captured on 19 May 1918.
 
Opponents
#6 Germany Lothar von Richthofen
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Feb 1918 62 Bristol F.2b (C4630) 1 Two-seater (DES) Armentières-Ploegsteert
2 10 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (DESF)  
3 10 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (OOC)  
4 11 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker DR.I (OOC)  
5 13 Mar 1918 1030 62 Bristol F.2b (C4630) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) E of Cambrai
6 13 Mar 1918 1030 62 Bristol F.2b (C4630) 1 Fokker DR.I (DES) 2 E of Cambrai
7 12 Apr 1918 1420 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Estaires
8 12 Apr 1918 1500 62 Bristol F.2b 1 LVG C (DESF) Auchy-La Bassée
9 22 Apr 1918 1300 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Nieppe Forest
10 22 Apr 1918 1300 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Nieppe Forest
11 10 May 1918 1835 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Rumpler C (OOC) Combles-Péronne

1 Observer Hugh Claye
2 Shared with Augustus Orlebar
 
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