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Name: Richard Frank Hill
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 20
Victories: 7
Born: 28 April 1899
Place of Birth: Redcar, Yorkshire
Died: 17 September 1918
Place of Death:
Cemetery: High Hurstwood Cemetery, Sussex
 
 
Richard Frank Hill was living in Buxted, Sussex in 1901. He died from appendicitis.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Richard Frank Hill, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has carried out a great deal of useful observation work, and has proved himself an excellent fighting observer. On one occasion, when acting as observer on a photographic reconnaissance, he and his pilot shot down and destroyed two enemy scouts. He has also destroyed three other hostile machines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 19 Aug 1917 1700 20 F.E.2d (A6456) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Comines
2 09 Sep 1917 1315 20 Bristol F.2b (A7215) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Becelaère
3 11 Sep 1917 1400 20 Bristol F.2b (A7215) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Menin
4 25 Sep 1917 1830 20 Bristol F.2b (B1122) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) E of Gheluvelt
5 28 Sep 1917 1230 20 Bristol F.2b (B1122) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) Menin
6 28 Sep 1917 1230 20 Bristol F.2b (B1122) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Menin
7 01 Oct 1917 1445 20 Bristol F.2b (B1122) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) SE of Roulers

1 Pilot 2Lt C B Simpson
2 Pilot Lt Harry Luchford
 
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