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Name: John Weston Warner
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 85
Victories: 8
Born: 1899
Place of Birth: Sunderland, Durham
Died: 04 October 1918
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery, France
 
 
John Weston Warner was living in Sowerby, Yorkshire in 1901. In an obituary published in Flight magazine, his family residence was listed as Thorp Arch, Yorkshire.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. John Weston Warner. (FRANCE)
   This officer has carried out numerous, offensive patrols and low flying attacks on enemy ground targets, displaying on all occasions the real offensive spirit, and, when acting as flight commander, he has proved himself to be an excellent leader, full of initiative and courage. He has accounted for six enemy aeroplanes.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 29 Jun 1918 2017 85 S.E.5a (C1678) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Kemmel
2 07 Jul 1918 2015 85 S.E.5a (C1922) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Doulieu
3 22 Aug 1918 1650 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) Clery sur Somme
4 23 Aug 1918 0905 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Suzanne/Péronne
5 15 Sep 1918 1805 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) Bourlon Wood
6 20 Sep 1918 1550 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Bourlon Wood
7 25 Sep 1918 1755 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) Urvillers
8 02 Oct 1918 0855 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) SE of Bohain
 
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