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Name: Herbert Victor Rowley
Herbert Rowley
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 1N (RNAS)
201 (RAF)
Victories: 9
Born: 24 October 1897
Place of Birth: Audley, Staffordshire
Died: 09 April 1966
Place of Death:  
 
 
Herbert Victor Rowley joined the Royan Naval Air Service as a Temporary Flight Sub-Lieutenant on 30 Apr 1916. Posted to 1 Naval Squadron as a pilot in February 1917; Flight Commander later in 1917. He was involved in the flight, in October-November 1925, from Helwan, Egypt to Kaduna, Nigeria, led by Squadron Leader Arthur Coningham. Rowley retired from Royal Air Force as an Air Commodore on 26 Oct 1944.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 29 Apr 1917 1150 1N Sopwith Triplane (N5425) Albatros D.III (OOC) 1 Villers les Cagnicourt
2 13 Jul 1917 1025 1N Sopwith Triplane (N6308) C (DES) 2 E of Warneton
3 17 Jul 1917 1805 1N Sopwith Triplane (N5373) Albatros D.V (OOC) 3 4 mi E of Messines
4 26 Aug 1917 0750 1N Sopwith Triplane (N6301) DFW C (OOC) 4 E of Deulemont
5 13 Nov 1917 1210 1N Sopwith Triplane (N5472) C (OOC) SE of Nieuport
6 12 Mar 1918 1315 1N Sopwith Camel (B6429) Balloon (DES) 5 Ypres
7 16 Mar 1918 1145 1N Sopwith Camel (B6429) Albatros D.V (OOC) Dixmude
8 21 Mar 1918 1550 1N Sopwith Camel (B6429) Albatros D.V (DES) Nieuport
9 01 Apr 1918 1300 201 Sopwith Camel (B6429) Albatros D.V (OOC) Arras-Albert

1 Shared with FSL Cyril Ridley (N5437)
2 Shared with FCdr Forster Maynard (N5479), FSL Anthony Spence (N5459)
3 Shared with FCdr Forster Maynard (N5479), FSL E Anthony (N6296), FSL Cyril Ridley (N6304), FSL Cecil Brock (N5485), FSL G B G Scott (N5455), FLt H L Everitt (N6308), FSL Anthony Spence (N6300)
4 Shared with FSL Stanley Rosevear (N6299)
5 Shared with FCdr Cyril Ridley (B6418)
 
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