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Name: Campbell Alexander Hoy
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 20
Victories: 10
Born: 13 February 1893
Place of Birth: South Shields, Durham
Died: March 1985
Place of Death: Surrey
 
 
On 25 May 1918, Campbell Alexander Hoy was injured when he and his pilot were shot down by August Hanko of Jasta 28. He was promoted to (temp) Group Captain on 1 March 1941 and retired from the Royal Air Force on 13 February 1946.
 
Military Cross (MC)
2/Lt. (T./Lt.) Campbell Alexander Hoy, R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when acting as observer on offensive patrols. On four occasions he has shot down hostile scouts, displaying in every instance splendid determination and a very fine offensive spirit.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 29 Jun 1917 1610 20 F.E.2d (A6547) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Becelaère
2 02 Jul 1917 1245 20 F.E.2d (A6523) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Comines-Houthem
3 07 Jul 1917 1900 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) Wervicq
4 17 Jul 1917 1955 20 F.E.2d (A6512) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Polygon Wood
5 22 Jul 1917 1650 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) N of Wervicq
6 27 Jul 1917 p.m. 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Lille-Menin
7 28 Jul 1917 0915 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Kezelbars
8 08 Aug 1917 1030 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Messines
9 08 Aug 1917 1040 20 F.E.2d (A6528) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) E of Messines
10 09 Aug 1917 1815 20 F.E.2d (A5147) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Polygon Wood

1 Pilot Lt J R Patterson
2 Pilot 2Lt Richard Trevethan
3 Pilot Capt Arthur Solly
 
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