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Name: Thomas Vicars "Sticky" Hunter
Thomas Vicars Hunter
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 66
Victories: 5
Born: 02 April 1897
Place of Birth: London
Died: 05 December 1917 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Italy
Cemetery: Carmignano Di Brenta Communal Cemetery, Italy Image
Thomas Vicars Hunter attended Eton and Sandhurst before joining the Rifle Brigade. He lost a leg in France when he was badly wounded in January 1915. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 4516 on 18 April 1917. Posted to 66 Squadron, he scored five victories before he was killed in a flying accident.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 Jul 1917 2000 66 Sopwith Pup (B1760) Albatros D.III (OOC) NE of Ypres
2 27 Jul 1917 1425-1730 66 Sopwith Pup (B1760) Albatros D.III (DES) Ardoye
3 28 Jul 1917 1835-2130 66 Sopwith Pup (B1760) Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Roulers
4 03 Sep 1917 1135 66 Sopwith Pup (B1760) Albatros D.V (OOC) NE of Menin
5 08 Nov 1917 0830-1050 66 Sopwith Camel (B5173) Albatros D.V (OOC)  
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