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Name: John Theobald Milne
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 48
Victories: 9
Born: 20 August 1895
Place of Birth: Kensington, London
Died: 24 October 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Merken
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
A Bristol Fighter pilot serving with 48 Squadron, John Theobald Milne scored 9 victories before he and his observer were shot down near Merken on 24 October 1917 by Fritz Kieckhäfer of Jasta 29.

1901 residence was Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Lt. (T./Capt.) John Theobald Milne, Gen. List, and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst leading offensive patrols. He has shown great determination and courage in attacking hostile formations, although in superior numbers, at close range. He has also done long and arduous reconnaissances and secured good photographs under very adverse conditions and heavy fire, displaying throughout an admirable spirit of fearlessness and energy.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Jul 1917 0900 48 Bristol Fighter (A7129) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Cambrai
2 07 Jul 1917 0550 48 Bristol Fighter (A7129) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) S of Vitry
3 12 Jul 1917 1815 48 Bristol Fighter (A7129) 1 Albatros D.V (DES) Leffinghe
4 20 Aug 1917 1915 48 Bristol Fighter (A7216) 3 Albatros D.V (DES) Ghistelles
5 20 Aug 1917 1915 48 Bristol Fighter (A7216) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Ghistelles
6 21 Aug 1917 1945 48 Bristol Fighter (A7216) 3 Albatros D.V (DES) E of Westkerke
7 25 Aug 1917 1210 48 Bristol Fighter (A7216) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Westkerke
8 09 Sep 1917 1615 48 Bristol Fighter (A7216) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Middelkerke
9 28 Sep 1917 0930 48 Bristol Fighter (B1124) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Slype

1 Observer 2Lt L H Tanner
2 Observer Lt Alan Light
3 Observer 2Lt William O'Toole
 
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