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Name: Reuben George Hammersley
Croix de Guerre [France] Reuben George Hammersley

Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 24
Victories: 8
Born: 26 September 1897
Place of Birth: Leicester, Leicestershire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Reuben George and Mary A. Hammersley, Reuben George Hammersley received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 3556 on a Caudron biplane at Wallisdown School, Bournemouth on 14 September 1916. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in May 1917. In 1918 he scored eight victories in France as an S.E.5a pilot with 24 Squadron.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 19 Feb 1918 0840 24 S.E.5a (B891) Rumpler C (DESF) 1 Servais
2 19 Feb 1918 0850 24 S.E.5a (B891) DFW C (DES) 1 Bernot
3 26 Feb 1918 1605 24 S.E.5a (B8257) Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Laon
4 06 Mar 1918 1635 24 S.E.5a (B8257) DFW C (OOC) E of St. Quentin
5 23 Mar 1918 1600 24 S.E.5a (C9267) Albatros D.V (OOC) St. Simon
6 12 Apr 1918 1615 24 S.E.5a (C1082) Albatros D.V (DES) Hangard-Moreuil
7 19 May 1918 1200 24 S.E.5a (C1085) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Proyart
8 20 May 1918 0835 24 S.E.5a (C1085) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Chaulnes-Albert

1 Shared with Lt Peter MacDougall (B120), Lt Ronald Mark, Lt Andrew Cowper
 
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