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Name: William Norman Holmes
Military Medal (MM)
Country: England
Rank: Sergeant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 62
Victories: 8
Born: 1896
Place of Birth: Selby, Yorkshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
From Yorkshire, William Norman Holmes served as an observer with 62 Squadron in 1918. He scored 8 victories serving aboard Bristol Fighters. On 17 March 1918, he and his pilot were shot down by anti-aircraft fire.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker DR.I (DESF)  
2 13 Mar 1918 1040 62 Bristol F.2b (C4609) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Cambrai
3 24 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Nurlu-Lieramont
4 12 Apr 1918 1420 62 Bristol F.2b (B1336) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Allennes
5 12 Apr 1918 1425 62 Bristol F.2b (B1336) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) N of Chemy
6 19 May 1918 1815 62 Bristol F.2b 3 Fokker D.VII (OOC) NW of Douai
7 02 Jun 1918 1945 62 Bristol F.2b (C953) 4 Fokker DR.I (OOC) S of Pozières
8 08 Jul 1918 0710 62 Bristol F.2b (D7899) 5 Fokker DR.I (OOC) NW of Carvin

1 Pilot 2Lt S W Symons
2 Pilot Sgt Frank Johnson
3 Pilot Capt Thomas Purdom
4 Pilot Lt Douglas Savage
5 Pilot Capt William Staton
 
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