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Name: William Victor Trevor Rooper
Croix de Guerre [Belgium] William Victor Trevor Rooper
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 1
Victories: 8
Born: 1897
Place of Birth: Chester, Cheshire
Died: 09 October 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France Image
 
 
William Victor Trevor Rooper served with the Denbigh Yeomanry before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. Posted to 1 Squadron he scored 8 victories flying the Nieuport scout in 1917. He was killed in action near Polygon Wood, shot down by Xavier Dannhuber or Jasta 26.

Birth registered 2nd quarter 1897 at Chester, Cheshire; lived in Wales later.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 28 Jul 1917 1910 1 Nieuport (B1675) Albatros D.V (OOC) Becelaere
2 09 Aug 1917 1050 1 Nieuport (B1675) C (CAP) 1 Houthoulst Forest
3 17 Aug 1917 1015 1 Nieuport (B1675) DFW C (OOC) 2 Tenbrielen
4 11 Sep 1917 1815 1 Nieuport (B3632) Albatros D.V (OOC) Houthoulst
5 19 Sep 1917 1800 1 Nieuport (B6767) Albatros D.V (DESF) E of Poelcapelle
6 25 Sep 1917 1830 1 Nieuport (B6767) Albatros D.V (DES) E of Gheluvelt
7 01 Oct 1917 1110 1 Nieuport (B6767) DFW C (OOC) 3 Houthoulst
8 05 Oct 1917 0955 1 Nieuport (B6767) Albatros D.V (DES) Zandvoorde

1 Shared with Capt Philip Fullard
2 Shared with Lt Charles Lavers
3 Shared with Capt Robert Birkbeck, 2Lt Francis George Baker (B3630), 2Lt Lumsden Cummings
 
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