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Name: Charles John Sims
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Unit: 213 (RAF)
Victories: 9
Born: 20 December 1899
Place of Birth: Bournemouth
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
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Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
"Lieut. Charles John Sims (Sea Patrol).
   In a recent raid on an aerodrome this officer at 200 feet altitude bombed the objective, obtaining a direct hit; he then descended to about 50 feet altitude and attacked some Fokker biplanes lined up outside the hangars. He is an officer of exceptional courage and ability, possessing remarkable powers of observation."
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 07 Jul 1918 1140 213 Sopwith Camel (D9672) Albatros D.V (OOC) Middelkerke
2 31 Jul 1918 1935 213 Sopwith Camel (D9490) Seaplane (DES) 15 mi NW of Ostend
3 11 Aug 1918 1550 213 Sopwith Camel (D9490) Fokker D.VII (DES) 5 mi SE of Ostend
4 25 Sep 1918 1835 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Fokker D.VII (DES) SW of Ostend
5 25 Sep 1918 1835 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Fokker D.VII (DES) SW of Ostend
6 14 Oct 1918 1430 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Fokker D.VII (DES) Leke
7 14 Oct 1918 1430 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Leke
8 14 Oct 1918 1430 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Fokker D.VII (DES) Leke
9 09 Nov 1918 1025 213 Sopwith Camel (D7272) Balloon (DES) 5 mi NW of Ghent
 
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