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Name: John Ellis Langford Hunter
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 4N (RNAS)
204 (RAF)
Victories: 13
Born: 31 January 1897
Place of Birth: Tynemouth, Northumberland
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
No notes for John Ellis Langford Hunter.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flt. Sub-Lieut. John Ellis Langford Hunter, R.N.A.S.
   In recognition of his services with a Wing of the R.N.A.S. at Dunkirk between July and September, 1917, during which time he has carried out continuous work on offensive patrols. On the 22nd September, 1917, he destroyed two enemy aircraft which were attempting to interfere with our spotting machines.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (T./Capt.) John Ellis Langford Hunter, D.S.C. (Sea Patrol).
   A fine fighting pilot and flight leader. On the 12th of September, whilst leading his formation on escort duty, he engaged nine Fokker biplanes. He destroyed two and drove a third down out of control. In this combat he was severely wounded in the leg.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 03 Sep 1917 1650 4N Sopwith Camel (B3879) C (OOC) 1 1 mi SW of Ghistelles
2 22 Sep 1917 0815 4N Sopwith Camel (B3879) Seaplane (DES) 2 22 mi NE of Ostend
3 22 Sep 1917 0815 4N Sopwith Camel (B3879) Seaplane (DES) 22 mi NE of Ostend
4 21 Mar 1918 0825 4N Sopwith Camel (B3879) Pfalz D.III (DES) 5 mi off Middelkerke
5 26 Mar 1918 1700 4N Sopwith Camel (B3879) Pfalz D.III (DES) 1½ mi NE of Dixmude
6 02 May 1918 1815 204 Sopwith Camel (B3879) Rumpler C (OOC) S of Dixmude
7 20 May 1918 1020 204 Sopwith Camel (B3879) Seaplane (FTL/DES) NE of Ostend
8 30 Jun 1918 1445 204 Sopwith Camel (B3895) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Blankerberghe
9 31 Jul 1918 1930 204 Sopwith Camel (B3894) Fokker D.VII (DES) Roulers
10 31 Jul 1918 1930 204 Sopwith Camel (B3894) Fokker D.VII (DES) Roulers
11 12 Aug 1918 1055 204 Sopwith Camel (B3894) Fokker D.VII (DESF) Blankenberghe
12 12 Aug 1918 1055 204 Sopwith Camel (B3894) Fokker D.VII (DES) Blankenberghe
13 12 Aug 1918 1055 204 Sopwith Camel (B3894) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Blankenberghe

1 Shared with FSL K V Turney (B3867)
2 Shared with FSL K V Turney (B3867), FSL A C Burt (B6213)
 
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