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Name: Olans Charles Wilhelm Johnsen
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 98
Victories: 5
Born: 25 October 1889
Place of Birth: Bromley, Hertfordshire, England
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Wilhelm Martin and Eliza Johnsen, Olans Charles Wilhelm Johnsen scored five victories flying the D.H.9 with 98 Squadron in 1918.

Appears as Olans Charles William Johnsen in the London Gazette.
London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 Record for Olaus Charles Wilhelm Johnson
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (A./Capt.) Olans Charles William Johnsen. (FRANCE)
   A brilliant leader and gallant fighter. On 1st October this officer led a bombing formation against a railway junction, and, owing to his skilful leadership, serious damage was caused. Three big explosions occurred in the station, wrecking a number of trucks, and a factory near by was demolished. He has taken part in thirty-four raids, eighteen of which he has led. He has accounted for five enemy aeroplanes.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 Jul 1918 0730 98 D.H.9 (D1731) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Don
2 18 Jul 1918 0805 98 D.H.9 (C6349) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Fère-en-Tardenois
3 20 Jul 1918 1950 98 D.H.9 (C6349) 1 Fokker DR.I (DESF)  
4 30 Aug 1918 1815 98 D.H.9 (D3169) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Somain
5 16 Sep 1918 1045 98 D.H.9 (D3169) 3 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Oisy

1 Observer Capt G H Whitfield
2 Observer 2Lt A H Fuller
3 Observer 2Lt C H Thompson
 
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