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Name: Charles George Douglas Napier
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 20, 48
Victories: 9
Born: 1892
Place of Birth: Shepherds Bush, London
Died: 15 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Lamotte
Cemetery: Arras Flying Services Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
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Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Charles Georges Douglas Napier, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On one occasion during a low-flying bombing attack he descended to a height of 100 feet and dropped four bombs amongst a body of enemy troops, causing heavy casualties and scattering the enemy in all directions. Later, whilst on offensive patrol, he observed an enemy two-seater and two scouts. He fired twenty rounds at the two-seater, with the result that it crashed, and then attacked one of the scouts, which turned over completely, and finally went down in a vertical nose dive. In all he has to his credit two enemy machines crashed and four driven down out of control. He has displayed the greatest judgment, determination and daring.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 07 Feb 1918 abt 0600 48 Bristol F.2b 1 LVG C (DES) Le Catelet
2 08 Mar 1918 abt 0600 48 Bristol F.2b 1 DFW C (DESF) St. Quentin
3 16 Mar 1918 abt 0600 48 Bristol F.2b 1 LVG C (OOC)  
4 16 Mar 1918 abt 0600 48 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.III (OOC)  
5 27 Mar 1918 1120 48 Bristol F.2b (C4886) 1 C (DES) SW of Roye
6 27 Mar 1918 1120 48 Bristol F.2b (C4886) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) SW of Roye
7 09 May 1918 1540 48 Bristol F.2b (C4750) 2 Fokker DR.I (OOC) Wiencourt-Mericourt
8 09 May 1918 1540 48 Bristol F.2b (C4750) 2 Fokker DR.I (OOC) Wiencourt-Mericourt
9 09 May 1918 1540 48 Bristol F.2b (C4750) 2 Fokker DR.I (OOC) Wiencourt-Mericourt

1 Observer 2Lt J M J Moore
2 Observer Sgt Walter Beales
 
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