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Name: Edward Darby
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 5N (RNAS)
205 (RAF)
Victories: 6
Born: 07 March 1888
Place of Birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Henry Shipton and Isabel Darby, Edward Darby was a D.H.4 observer. His first victory came whilst serving with Naval 5 in the summer of 1917. He scored five more victories with 202 Squadron in 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Aug 1917 1800 5N D.H.4 (N5982) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) Snelleghem
2 04 Jun 1918 1915 202 D.H.4 (N5993) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) Off Zeebrugge
3 27 Jun 1918 1520 202 D.H.4 (A8025) 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Ostende
4 16 Jul 1918 1700 202 D.H.4 (A7632) 4 Pfalz D.III (OOC) S of Ostende
5 16 Sep 1918 1105 202 D.H.4 (A7632) 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Lisseweghe
6 16 Sep 1918 1125 202 D.H.4 (A7632) 3 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Dudzeele

1 Pilot FC R Jope-Slade
2 Pilot Lt A L Godfrey
3 Pilot Lt Laurence Pearson
4 Pilot Capt A V Bowater
 
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