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Name: Leslie Norman "Holly" Hollinghurst
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Leslie Hollinghurst
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 87
Victories: 11
Born: 02 January 1895
Place of Birth: Muswell Hill, London
Died: 08 June 1971
Place of Death: Putney, London
 
 
Flight Lieutenant Leslie Norman Hollinghurst received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 7929 on 20 March 1917.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Leslie Norman Hollinghurst (Midd'x R.). (FRANCE)
   Since 25th April this officer has destroyed four enemy aeroplanes and driven down one out of control. At all times he displays great determination and cool courage, notably on 20th September, when, although his petrol tank had been shot through and his machine badly damaged, he attacked and destroyed a Fokker biplane that was starting to fire on another member of the patrol, thereby saving the life of a brother Officer. On numerous other occasions Lt. Hollinghurst by his gallantry has saved from disaster other members of his patrol.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Jul 1918 1135 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bapaume
2 07 Aug 1918 1000 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) LVG C (DES) Bapaume
3 09 Aug 1918 1710 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Pfalz D.III (DESF) Dernicourt
4 09 Aug 1918 1710 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) LVG C (OOC) 1 Dernicourt
5 10 Aug 1918 0915 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (DES) Fresnes
6 03 Sep 1918 1845 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4239) Hannover C (DESF) Masnieres
7 20 Sep 1918 1530 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (DES) Noyelles
8 23 Sep 1918 1810 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4230) Fokker D.VII (DES) Bourlon Wood
9 27 Sep 1918 1120 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Rumilly
10 29 Sep 1918 0730 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Estourmel
11 04 Oct 1918 1800 87 Sopwith Dolphin (C4136) Fokker D.VII (DESF) 2 Desieres

1 Shared with Lt C S Harvey (D3774)
2 Shared with Lt Charles Worthington (D3590)
 
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