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Name: James Henry Dewhirst
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) James Henry Dewhirst
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Unit: 45 (RAF)
Victories: 7
Born: 26 September 1892
Place of Birth: Halifax, Yorkshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of James and Rosetta Dewhirst, Lieutenant James Henry Dewhirst received Competitor's Certificate 7696 on 16 October 1917. In 1918, he scored seven victories with 45 Squadron flying the Sopwith Camel.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 Mar 1918 1030 45 Sopwith Camel (B6282) Berg D.I (OOC) 8 mi NW of Asiago
2 04 May 1918 1030 45 Sopwith Camel (B6282) Berg D.I (DES) 2½ mi W of Feltre
3 01 Jun 1918 0945 45 Sopwith Camel (B7360) Albatros D.V (DES) S of Feltre
4 19 Jun 1918 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (D1910) Albatros D.III (DES) Mt. Verena
5 19 Jun 1918 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (D1910) Albatros D.III (DESF) Mt. Verena
6 19 Jun 1918 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (D1910) Albatros D.III (DES) Asiago
7 05 Nov 1918 1550 45 Sopwith Camel (E7204) Fokker D.VII (DES) N of Parroy
 
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