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Name: Eric Bourne Coulter Betts
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Croix de Guerre [France] with 1 Palm and Bronze Star
RAFM Box 125
Country: Ireland
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 2N (RNAS)
202 (RAF)
Victories: 6
Born: 24 January 1897
Place of Birth: Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 30 October 1971
Place of Death:  
 
 
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Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Capt. Eric Bourne Coulter Betts, D.S.C. (Sea Patrol).
   An observer officer of great skill who has carried out over 20 long-distance photographic reconnaissances during the past four months, and in conjunction with his pilot, has brought home about 1,000 photographs of enemy positions of inestimable value, in addition to destroying eight enemy machines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 01 Feb 1917 1420 2N Sopwith 1½ Strutter (9417) 1 Albatros D.II (OOC) Wendyne
2 05 Jun 1918 1200 202 D.H.4 (A7446) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) N of Eassen
3 09 Jun 1918 202 D.H.4 (A7446) 2 Albatros D (DES) Maria Aalter
4 10 Aug 1918 1425 202 D.H.4 (A7446) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bruges
5 16 Sep 1918 1105 202 D.H.4 (A7446) 2 Pfalz D.XII (DES) Benkemaere
6 16 Sep 1918 1125 202 D.H.4 (A7446) 2 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Dudzeele

1 Pilot FLt Holden
2 Pilot FLt Noel Keeble
 
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