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Name: Bruce Digby-Worsley
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 88
Victories: 16
Born: 08 February 1896
Place of Birth: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Bruce Digby-Worsley served with the Middlesex Regiment before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. An observer with 88 Squadron, he was credited with sixteen victories in 1918. On 26 April 1919, 2nd Lieutenant Digby-Worsley relinquished his commission, on account of ill-health contracted on active service, and was permitted to retain his rank.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Jun 1918 2015 88 Bristol F.2b (C787) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Messines
2 05 Jun 1918 2015 88 Bristol F.2b (C787) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Messines
3 01 Jul 1918 1945 88 Bristol F.2b (C787) 1 Fokker D.VII (DESF) W of Westroosbeke
4 01 Jul 1918 1945 88 Bristol F.2b (C787) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) W of Westroosbeke
5 30 Jul 1918 1035 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Richebourg
6 06 Aug 1918 1045 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Ploegsteert
7 11 Aug 1918 1135 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Clery
8 11 Aug 1918 1135 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Clery
9 11 Aug 1918 1700 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Mericourt
10 11 Aug 1918 1700 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Mericourt
11 12 Aug 1918 1005 88 Bristol F.2b (C4061) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Biaches
12 05 Sep 1918 1845 88 Bristol F.2b (E2216) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) NE of Armentières
13 16 Sep 1918 1750 88 Bristol F.2b (E2216) 1 Fokker D.VII (DES) NE of Harbourdin Airfield
14 16 Sep 1918 1750 88 Bristol F.2b (E2216) 1 Fokker D.VII (DES) NE of Harbourdin Airfield
15 20 Sep 1918 0750 88 Bristol F.2b (E2216) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Quesnoy
16 20 Sep 1918 0755 88 Bristol F.2b (E2216) 1 Fokker D.VII (DES) 3 SE of Quesnoy

1 Pilot Lt Kenneth Conn
2 Pilot Lt Charles Findlay
3 Shared with Capt Edgar Johnston & Lt Walter Grant, Lt George Poole & Sgt Charles Hill
 
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