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Name: Reginald Howard Rusby
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 22, 29
Victories: 10
Born: 04 September 1896
Place of Birth: Moseley, Worcestershire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
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Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
"Capt. Reginald Howard Rusby.
   A patrol leader of great enterprise and courage. During the last six weeks he has destroyed five enemy machines, and previously he has destroyed an enemy kite balloon and a two-seater aeroplane."
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Dec 1917 1025 29 Nieuport Albatros D.V (OOC) Near Roulers
2 18 Feb 1918 1210 29 Nieuport (B3622) Albatros D.V (OOC) W of Houthoulst
3 23 Mar 1918 1050 29 Nieuport (B3622) C (DESF) E of Passchendaele
4 15 May 1918 1505 29 S.E.5a (D5963) C (DESF) SE of Merris
5 18 May 1918 1150 29 S.E.5a (D3915) Pfalz D.III (DES) E of Merville
6 20 May 1918 0950 29 S.E.5a (D5963) DFW C (OOC) Kemmel Hill
7 23 May 1918 0945 29 S.E.5a (D3915) C (OOC) SE of Bailleul
8 26 May 1918 1835 29 S.E.5a (D5963) DFW C (DES) 1 S of Bailleul
9 28 May 1918 0905 29 S.E.5a (D5963) DFW C (DESF) 2 Neuve Eglise
10 31 May 1918 1655 29 S.E.5a (D5970) Fokker DR.I (CAP) W of Bailleul

1 Shared with Lt Francis Davies, Lt Charles Ross
2 Shared with Lt Charles Ross, Lt H M Hutton (D6153)
 
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