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Name: Augustus Paget
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 66
Victories: 6
Born: 1898
Place of Birth: Bromham, Wiltshire
Died: 30 October 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Fontanafredda, Italy
Cemetery: Giavera del Montello, Treviso, Italy
 
 
The son of George Lewis and Harriet Miriam Paget, Augustus Paget served with the 27th Territorial Reserve Battalion before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in 1917. Flying the Sopwith Camel, he scored six victories before he was killed in action, shot down over Fontanafredda by anti-aircraft fire on 30 October 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 15 Sep 1918 0830 66 Sopwith Camel (B5182) Berg D.I (DES) NE of Feltre
2 25 Oct 1918 0715 66 Sopwith Camel (C135) Brand C (OOC) 1 W of Feltre
3 25 Oct 1918 0715 66 Sopwith Camel (C135) Brand C (OOC) W of Feltre
4 27 Oct 1918 1300 66 Sopwith Camel (E7214) Balloon (DES) 38P 8692
5 28 Oct 1918 0850 66 Sopwith Camel (E7215) Albatros D.V (DESF) Godega aerodrome
6 28 Oct 1918 0855 66 Sopwith Camel (E7215) Albatros D.V (DESF) Godega aerodrome

1 Shared with Lt D J Teeporten (E1495)
 
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