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Name: Francis Jefferies Williams
Francis Williams
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 29
Victories: 5
Born: 01 February 1898
Place of Birth: Scarborough, Yorkshire
Died: March 1965
Place of Death: Saltdean, Brighton, East Sussex
 
 
Commissioned on 15 April 1917, Francis Jefferies Williams joined the Royal Flying Corps and was posted to 29 Squadron on 4 September 1917. He scored 5 victories flying Nieuport scouts.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 26 Oct 1917 1705 29 Nieuport 27 (B6826) C (OOC) E of Houthoulst Forest
2 05 Dec 1917 1545 29 Nieuport 27 (B6826) Albatros D.V (OOC) 1 E of Staden
3 03 Jan 1918 1535 29 Nieuport 27 (B6826) Albatros D.V (OOC) S of Moorslede
4 05 Feb 1918 1030 29 Nieuport 27 (B6826) C (OOC) Moorslede
5 18 Mar 1918 1145 29 Nieuport 24 (B3605) Pfalz D.III (DES) Lille

1 Shared with Capt Herbert Hamilton
 
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