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Name: Edward Arthur Simpson
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Air Force
Unit: 49
Victories: 6
Born: 24 May 1892
Place of Birth: Islington, London
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
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Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
"2nd Lieut. Edward Arthur Simpson.
   On their return from a bombing raid, the formation, with which this officer was serving as an observer, was attacked by twenty five to thirty Fokkers. In the running fight that ensued, 2nd Lieut. Simpson, with marked coolness and judgment, shot down two machines in flames and caused two more to crash. He has displayed gallantry and courage in many bomb raids, and he rendered exceptional service during the Marne operations."
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 Jul 1918 1820 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Sergy
2 08 Aug 1918 1835 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Pfalz D.III (DESF) Bethencourt
3 09 Aug 1918 abt 0630 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Marchélepot
4 09 Aug 1918 abt 0630 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Ablaincourt
5 09 Aug 1918 abt 0630 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Soyecourt
6 09 Aug 1918 abt 0630 49 D.H.9 (C2202) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Soyecourt

1 Pilot Lt James Keating
 
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