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Name: Augustus Henry "Orly" Orlebar
Augustus Orlebar
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 19, 43, 44, 73
Victories: 7
Born: 17 February 1897
Place of Birth: Poddington, Bedfordshire
Died: 04 August 1943
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: St Mary's church, Podington
 
 
Under the guns of Augustus Henry Orlebar and Bristol F.2b crew Geoffrey Hughes and Hugh Claye, Lothar von Richthofen fell out of control east of Cambrai in a Fokker DR.I on 13 March 1918. Orlebar was granted a permanent commission to Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force on 1 August 1919. Promoted to Air Commodore and served at RAF Fighter Command HQ during World War II.
 
Opponents
#3 Germany Lothar von Richthofen
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 23 May 1917 1915 19 SPAD (A6663) Albatros D.III (DESF) E of Douai
2 05 Jun 1917 1115 19 SPAD (A6663) Albatros D.III (OOC) SE Zonnebeke
3 13 Mar 1918 1030 73 Sopwith Camel (B7282) Fokker DR.I (DES) 1 SE of Cambrai
4 13 Mar 1918 1030 73 Sopwith Camel (B7282) Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Cambrai
5 22 Mar 1918 1430 73 Sopwith Camel (B7282) Albatros D.V (DESF) Ham
6 22 Mar 1918 1510 73 Sopwith Camel (B7282) Albatros D.V (OOC) Ham
7 29 Sep 1918 1015 43 Sopwith Snipe (E8024) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Remaucourt

1 Shared with Geoffrey Hughes and Hugh Claye
 
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