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Name: Clive Beverley Glynn
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Clive Glynn
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 74
Victories: 8
Born: 09 April 1893
Place of Birth: Liverpool, Lancashire
Died: 03 Dec 1946
Place of Death: Cullompton, Devon
Burial date: 09 Dec 1946
Cemetery: Cullompton Cemetery
 
 
Sometimes the rookie defeated the veteran ace in air combat. It happened for Clive Beverley Glynn, an S.E.5a pilot, on 29 April 1918. In his first aerial victory, he was credited with shooting down a Fokker DR.I piloted Heinrich Bongartz.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (A./Capt.) Clive Beverley Glynn. (L'pool R). (FRANCE)
   This officer has shown remarkable skill and bravery in aerial combats, never hesitating to attack, without regard to disparity of numbers. He has accounted for four machines—two in one flight.
 
Opponents
#1 Heinrich BongartzGermany
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 29 Apr 1918 1140 74 S.E.5a (C1078) Fokker DR.I (575/17) (DES) S of Dickebusch Lake
2 26 May 1918 0720 74 S.E.5a (C6469) Pfalz D.III (OOC) SE of Bailleul
3 23 Aug 1918 1905 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (OOC) Passchendaele
4 25 Aug 1918 1845 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (DES) Warneton
5 21 Sep 1918 1845 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (DES) Lille
6 01 Oct 1918 1400 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (DES) Courtrai-Roulers
7 01 Oct 1918 1400 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (DESF) Courtrai-Roulers
8 09 Oct 1918 0855 74 S.E.5a Fokker D.VII (DESF) 3 mi E of Roulers
 
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