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Name: Percy Henry Olieff
Percy Henry Olieff
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 1, 55
Victories: 5
Born: 08 May 1895
Place of Birth: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of William and Harriet Olieff, Percy Henry Olieff scored his first victory as an observer with 1 Squadron in 1916. On 28 April 1917, First Class Air Mechanic Olieff received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 4610 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Military School, Ruislip. Sergeant Olieff was promoted to Second Lieutenant on 1 January 1918. Posted to 55 Squadron, he claimed four more victories flying the D.H.4.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
u/c 08 Sep 1916 p.m. 1 Morane-Saulnier 1 Fokker E (DD) Ypres
1 27 Nov 1916 1230 1 Morane-Saulnier 2 Two-seater (DES) Vlamertinghe
2 03 Oct 1917 0800 55 D.H.4 (A7592) 3 Albatros D.V (DESF) Courtrai
3 24 Mar 1918 1245 55 D.H.4 (A7592) 4 Albatros D.V (DES) Mannheim
4 24 Mar 1918 1250 55 D.H.4 (A7592) 4 Albatros D.V (OOC) Mannheim
5 24 Mar 1918 1250 55 D.H.4 (A7592) 4 Albatros D.V (OOC) Mannheim

1 Pilot 2Lt T M B Newton
2 Pilot 2Lt Vernon Castle
3 Observer Cpl A Walters
4 Observer 2Lt S R Wells
 
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