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Name: Charles Henry Chapman Woollven
Military Cross (MC) Charles Henry Chapman Woollven
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 25
Victories: 5
Born: 28 June 1897
Place of Birth: Folkestone, Kent
Died: 07 January 1971
Place of Death:  
 
 
Charles Henry Chapman Woollven transferred to the Royal Flying Corps from the Devon Regiment. He received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 2636 on 31 March 1916 and joined 25 Squadron on 19 June 1916 at the age of 19. He became a Flight Commander during 1917.
 
Military Cross (MC)
2nd Lt. Charles Henry Chapman Woollven, Devon. R. and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry in action. He dived down to a low altitude, attacked a train, causing many casualties, and displayed great courage and determination throughout.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 08 Aug 1916 0640 25 F.E.2b (6991) 1 Roland C.II (OOC) Don
2 16 Nov 1916 1300 25 F.E.2b (7024) 2 Albatros D.I (DES) Somain
3 23 Nov 1916 1545 25 F.E.2b (7024) 3 Albatros D.I (DES) E of Oppy
4 17 Mar 1917 1100-1130 25 F.E.2b (A5484) 4 Albatros D.II (OOC) Oppy-Beaumont
5 01 May 1917 1800 25 F.E.2b (7003) 5 Albatros D.III (DES) SE of Fresnoy

1 Observer Lt C Nelson
2 Observer 2Lt C H Marchant
3 Observer Sgt G R Horrocks
4 Observer Sgt J H Booth
5 Observer Sgt J H Brown
 
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