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Name: William Edward Green
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 57
Victories: 9
Born: 20 October 1898
Place of Birth: Ipswich, Suffolk
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Elizah and Susannah Green, William Edward Green was living in St. Clement Parish, Ipswich in 1901.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (A./Capt.) William Edward Green. (FRANCE)
   A skilful, courageous Pilot and a brilliant leader, conspicuous for his sound judgment. No difficulties daunt him, and he has never failed to carry out any task that he may have been set. He sets a splendid example to the whole squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Jan 1918 1200 57 D.H.4 (A7904) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Lichtervelde
2 24 Jan 1918 1130 57 D.H.4 (A2161) 2 Fokker DR.I (DESF) NW of Roulers
3 24 Jan 1918 1130 57 D.H.4 (A2161) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) NW of Roulers
4 03 Feb 1918 1245 57 D.H.4 (A7674) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Menin
5 31 Mar 1918 1115 57 D.H.4 (A7904) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Bapaume
6 10 Aug 1918 1830 57 D.H.4 (D9262) 3 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bray-Péronne
7 10 Aug 1918 1830 57 D.H.4 (D9262) 3 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bray-Péronne
8 29 Aug 1918 0800 57 D.H.4 (D9262) 4 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Ytres
9 19 Sep 1918 1725 57 D.H.4 (D8419) 4 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Havrincourt

1 Observer 2Lt E H Wilson
2 Observer 2Lt H S Gros
3 Observer 2Lt C G Smith
4 Observer Lt A M Barron
 
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