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Name: Reginald Rhys Soar
Distinguished Service Cross [DSC]
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Units: 5W, 8N
Victories: 12
Born: 24 August 1893
Place of Birth: Castleford, Yorkshire
Died: 1971
Place of Death: Martletwy, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales
 
 
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Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
"Flt. Lieut. Reginald Rhys Soar, R.N.A.S.
   For courage and skill as a scout pilot. On 23rd May, 1917, he attacked a two-seater artillery machine, and as the result of a well thought out attack brought the machine down out of control.
   On 12th June, 1917, he brought down two enemy machines out of control.
   On 29th June, 1917, in company with Flt. Lieut. Little, he attacked and brought down an Albatross scout.
   On 3rd July, 1917, whilst leading an offensive patrol, a formation of seven Albatross Scouts was engaged, and he brought down one, out of control.
   On 13th July, 1917, in company with Flt. Lieut. Little, he attacked and drove down out of control one two-seater machine, following it down to within 1,000 feet of the ground."
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 Dec 1916 1050 8N Sopwith Pup (N5181) Halberstadt D (OOC) Rémy
2 20 Dec 1916 1130 8N Sopwith Pup (N5181) Halberstadt D (OOC) Fontaine
3 23 May 1917 1000 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) C (OOC) 1 La Bassée
4 12 Jun 1917 0835 8N Sopwith Triplane Aviatik C (OOC) Arras
5 12 Jun 1917 0855 8N Sopwith Triplane Aviatik C (CAP) 2 N of Arras
6 29 Jun 1917 0655 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) Albatros D.III (OOC) 3 E of Lens
7 03 Jul 1917 2100 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) Albatros D.III (OOC) Pont a Vendin
8 05 Jul 1917 1830 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) Aviatik C (OOC) E of Wingles
9 11 Jul 1917 1815 8N Sopwith Camel (N3758) C (CAP) 4 E of Izel
10 13 Jul 1917 1015 8N Sopwith Camel (N6376) C (DES) 3 Lens
11 17 Jul 1917 0930 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) Albatros D.III (OOC) 5 Quiery la Motte
12 22 Jul 1917 0735 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6292) Albatros D.III (OOC) 5 Quiery la Motte

1 Shared with FSL C H B Jenner-Parsons
2 Shared with FSL C H B Jenner-Parsons, FCdr Charles Booker
3 Shared with FLt Robert Little
4 Shared with FSL J H Thompson (N5460)
5 Shared with FSL Charles Booker
 
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