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Name: Alexander Roulstone
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 25, 57, 110
Victories: 8
Born: 10 October 1890
Place of Birth: Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: December 1965
Place of Death: Isle of Wight, England
 
 
The son of Frederick and Phoebe Roulstone, Alexander Roulstone was wounded in action scoring his 8th victory over Hans Bethge on 17 March 1918.
 
Military Cross (MC)
"T./2nd Lt. (T./Lt.) Alexander Roulstone, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when engaged in aerial fighting and in photographic reconnaissances. In spite of continual hostile attacks he had proved most successful in securing photographs, and on several occasions he shot down enemy, machines out of control, displaying skilful manoeuvring and great determination."
 
Opponents
#8 Hans BethgeGermany
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Apr 1917 1030 25 F.E.2b (7686) 1 Albatros D.III (DESF) E of Givenchy
2 24 Apr 1917 1750 25 F.E.2b (5347) 1 Albatros D.III (DES) Billy-Montigny
3 21 May 1917 1630 25 F.E.2b (A6381) 2 Albatros D.III (OOC) La Bassée
4 20 Jul 1917 0745 25 D.H.4 (A7482) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) NW of Habourdin
5 22 Jul 1917 0900 25 D.H.4 (A7482) 3 Albatros C (OOC) Douai
6 22 Aug 1917 0815 25 D.H.4 (A7547) 4 Albatros D.V (DESF) SE of Carvin
7 13 Mar 1918 1230 57 D.H.4 (A7901) 5 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Ledeghem
8 17 Mar 1918 1130 57 D.H.4 (A7901) 6 Albatros D.V (OOC) N of Menin

1 Observer 2Lt E G Green
2 Observer Lt H Cotton
3 Observer 2Lt L F Williams
4 Observer 2Lt D W T Fox
5 Observer Lt D F V Page
6 Observer 2Lt W C Venmore
 
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