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Name: John Herbert Greenwood Womersley
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 43
Victories: 5
Born: 01 April 1896
Place of Birth: Halifax, Yorkshire
Died: 23 January 1962
Place of Death: Hastings, Sussex
 
 
The son of James and Annie Womersley, John Herbert Greenwood Womersley transferred from the East Riding Regiment to the Royal Flying Corps in 1916. He was awarded the Military Cross for six months of operational flying with 43 Squadron in the summer of 1917.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Jul 1916 0830 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8244) 1 Albatros D.III (DES) 3 N of Lens
2 23 Jul 1917 1745 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8247) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) NE of Lens
3 24 Oct 1917 0800 43 Sopwith Camel (B6365) 2 DFW C (DES) N of Loison-Lens
4 24 Oct 1917 1100 43 Sopwith Camel (B6365) 2 DFW C (OOC) Habourdin
5 12 Nov 1917 1215 43 Sopwith Camel (B2437) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Annay

1 Observer AM2 J M O'Shea
2 Observer 2Lt Cyril Agelasto
3 Shared with other members of 43 Squadron
 
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