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Name: Kenneth Lloyd Gopsill
Kenneth Lloyd Gopsill
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 23, 43
Victories: 5
Born: 21 September 1897
Place of Birth: Handsworth, Staffordshire, England
Died: 15 February 1918 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: France
Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
 
 
The son of Thomas Frank Lloyd and Mary Eliza Gopsill, 2nd Lieutenant Kenneth Lloyd Gopsill, of the 3rd East Surrey Regiment, received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 2620 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Military School, Norwich on 24 March 1916.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Aug 1916 2000 23 F.E.2b (6964) 1 Fokker E (OOC) 5 Vitry-en-Artois
2 24 Sep 1916 1705 23 F.E.2b (6964) 2 Scout (OOC) Bertincourt
3 24 May 1917 0830 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8248) 3 Albatros D.III (DESF) Neuvireuil
4 16 Jun 1917 0830 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8325) 4 Albatros D.V (DESF) 6 N of Lens
5 12 Jul 1917 1905 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8325) 4 Albatros D.V (OOC) Estrées

1 Observer 2Lt R S Osmaston
2 Observer 2Lt F W A Vickery
3 Observer 2Lt E H Jones
4 Observer 2Lt J Bonner-Smith
5 Shared with Capt A T Watson & 2Lt C L Blake (6970)
6 Shared with Lt John Womersley & AM1 J M O'Shea (A8244);, 2Lt L S V Gedge & Pvt C B Blatherwick (A8829); 2Lt C G More & Lt Wilfred Giles (A1903)
 
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