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Name: Thomas Alfred Oliver
Percy Henry Olieff
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 1, 29
Victories: 5
Born: 10 April 1893
Place of Birth: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
Died: 14 August 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: France
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
The son of Walter and Elizabeth Oliver, Thomas Alfred Oliver's birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1893 at Loughborough. He enlisted in the King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) at Loughborough on 1 January 1908. On 17 October 1915, 2nd Lieutenant Oliver received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 1921 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Military School, Shoreham. He scored five victories before he was killed in action.
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 03 Jul 1916 1 Morane 1 EA (DES) Houthoulst Forest
2 06 Aug 1916 1 Nieuport C (OOC) Kemmel
3 11 Aug 1917 1845 29 Nieuport Albatros D.V (OOC) 5 mi N of Roulers
4 11 Aug 1917 abt 1845 29 Nieuport C (DES) N of Roulers
5 12 Aug 1917 1545 29 Nieuport C (OOC) Polinchove

1 Observer Sgt Mumford
 
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