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Name: Trevor Durrant
Trevor Durrant
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 55, 56
Victories: 11
Born: 21 January 1893
Place of Birth: Puttenham, Surrey, England
Died: 16 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: NE of Albert, France
Cemetery: Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France
 
 
The son of Edward Marling and Lilian (Ellis) Durrant, Trevor Durrant joined the Royal Flying Corps on 5 August 1916. Serving first with 55 Squadron, he scored his first victory as an observer aboard a D.H.4. After becoming a pilot, he was reassigned to 56 Squadron on 7 December 1917. Flying the S.E.5a, he scored ten more victories before he was shot down while fighting several Fokker DR.Is northeast of Albert.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 04 May 1917 1215 55 D.H.4 (A7415) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) Denain
2 25 Jan 1918 1415 56 S.E.5a (B35) C (OOC) S of Cambrai
3 21 Mar 1918 1315-1345 56 S.E.5a (B35) Albatros D.V (OOC) Inchy
4 06 Apr 1918 1845 56 S.E.5a (B183) C (DESF) N of Lamotte
5 11 Apr 1918 1830 56 S.E.5a (B183) Albatros D.V (DESF) W of Pozieres
6 02 May 1918 1125 56 S.E.5a (B183) Pfalz D.III (OOC) SE of Martinpuich
7 03 May 1918 0940 56 S.E.5a (B183) Rumpler C (DES) S of Pozieres
8 03 May 1918 0945 56 S.E.5a (B183) Rumpler C (DES) 2 Montauban
9 03 May 1918 0945 56 S.E.5a (B183) Rumpler C (OOC) 2 Montauban
10 09 May 1918 1050 56 S.E.5a (B183) Rumpler C (OOC) 3 Achiet le Grand
11 13 May 1918 0605 56 S.E.5a (B183) LVG C (DES) SW of Beaucourt

1 Pilot Lt P J Barnett
2 Shared with Capt Edward Atkinson, Lt William Irwin
3 Shared with Capt Edward David George Galley (B8376)
 
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