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Name: John Howard Umney
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 22
Victories: 13
Born: 11 April 1898
Place of Birth: London, England
Died: 14 August 1934
Place of Death: Reading, Berkshire, England
 
 
The only son of John Charles and Constance Ellen (Carter) Umney, John Howard Umney was a Brisfit observer with 22 Squadron. He scored thirteen victories in 1918.
 
Military Cross (MC)
2nd Lt. John Howard Umney, Gen. List, and R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During recent operations he destroyed five enemy machines. By his untiring energy and keenness, both in the air and on the ground, he set a splendid example to other observers in the squadron, and greatly helped his pilot in successful encounters.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 May 1918 1845 22 Bristol F.2b (C4747) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Roeux
2 08 May 1918 1005 22 Bristol F.2b (C4747) 1 Two-seater (DES) SE of Arras
3 09 May 1918 1840 22 Bristol F.2b (C4747) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) N of Douai
4 16 May 1918 1005 22 Bristol F.2b (C4747) 1 Pfalz D.III (DES) Douai
5 16 May 1918 1015 22 Bristol F.2b (C4747) 1 Pfalz D.III (DES) Douai
6 22 May 1918 1030 22 Bristol F.2b (A7243) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Arras
7 30 May 1918 1940 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Armentières
8 31 May 1918 1915 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Laventie
9 01 Jun 1918 1915 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) Erquinghem
10 01 Jun 1918 1915 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) Erquinghem
11 02 Jun 1918 1015 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 1 Two-seater (OOC) E of Lens
12 02 Jun 1918 1015 22 Bristol F.2b (C961) 1 Two-seater (OOC) E of Lens
13 25 Aug 1918 1830 22 Bristol F.2b (C978) 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Péronne

1 Pilot Lt Edwin Babbage
2 Pilot Lt Frank Gibbons
3 Pilot Lt O S Harris
 
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