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Name: Arthur Rex Hurden Noss
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 48
Victories: 9
Born: 22 January 1897
Place of Birth: Hornsey, London, England
Died: 15 September 1917 DFW
Place of Death: France
Cemetery: Zuydcoote Military Cemetery, Nord, France
 
 
The son of Arthur and Laura Noss, Arthur Rex Hurden Noss was a Brisfit observer with 48 Squadron in 1917. Having scored nine victories, he was injured in a crash on 15 September 1917 and died later the same day.

Incorrectly listed as Arthur Rex Hurden Moss in the London Gazette. Birth registered 1st quarter 1897 at Edmonton, Essex.
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Arthur Rex Hurden Moss, Gen. List & R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an engagement with several large hostile formations the two machines with which he was patrolling were put out of action. In spite, however, of being left alone he continued to attack, and engaged the enemy in so determined a manner that he and his pilot between them destroyed one and drove three others down completely out of control. He has performed several other fine feats and has at all times set a most inspiring example by his dash and tenacity.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 26 May 1917 1945 48 Bristol F.2b (A7117) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) SE of Douai
2 11 Jun 1917 1100 48 Bristol F.2b (A7137) 2 Two-seater (DES) Vitry
3 12 Aug 1917 1045 48 Bristol F.2b (A7176) 3 Albatros D.III (OOC) S of Slype
4 16 Aug 1917 1130 48 Bristol F.2b (A7182) 3 DFW C (OOC) Slype
5 17 Aug 1917 0655 48 Bristol F.2b (A7182) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) W of Slype
6 17 Aug 1917 0655 48 Bristol F.2b (A7182) 3 Albatros D.V (DES) W of Slype
7 17 Aug 1917 0715 48 Bristol F.2b (A7182) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Off Slype
8 17 Aug 1917 0725 48 Bristol F.2b (A7182) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Slype
9 25 Aug 1917 2000 48 Bristol F.2b (A7213) 3 Albatros D.V (DESF) S of Slype

1 Pilot Lt H M Fraser
2 Pilot 2Lt H Smithers
3 Pilot Lt Keith Park
 
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