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Name: Edmund Heaton Peverell
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 70
Victories: 5
Born: 1897
Place of Birth: Hartlepool, Durham
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
A Gentleman Cadet from the Cadet College, Wellington, Edmund Heaton Peverell was approved for admission to the Unattached List for the Indian Army on 18 April 1916. He was promoted to Second Lieutenant on 23 April 1916 and Lieutenant on 18 April 1917 whilst serving with the 93rd Burma Infantry. Peverell resigned from the Indian Army on 24 April 1917 and transferred to the Royal Flying Corps on 30 April 1917. He scored five victories with 70 Squadron flying the Sopwith Camel.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 Jan 1918 70 Sopwith Camel C (DES)  
2 29 Jan 1918 1110 70 Sopwith Camel Albatros D.V (OOC) Staden
3 05 Feb 1918 1350 70 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) Gheluwe-Menin
4 23 Mar 1918 1700 70 Sopwith Camel C (DES) Vitry
5 11 Apr 1918 1900 70 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) Etain-Noyelle
 
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