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Name: Arthur Winston Blake
Country: South Africa
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 19
Victories: 5
Born: 13 Dec 1899
Place of Birth: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: 14 December 1923 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Deneysville, Free State, South Africa
Cemetery: Boksburg Cemetery, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa Image
The son of William and Eleanor Blake, Arthur Winston Blake transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in August 1917 and was posted to 19 Squadron in 1918. He scored 5 victories flying the Sopwith Dolphin. Post-war he was killed in a flying accident whilst serving in the South African Air Force.
  Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 May 1918 1745 19 Sopwith Dolphin (C3843) Albatros D.V (DESF) 1 S of Armentières
2 19 May 1918 1015 19 Sopwith Dolphin (C3796) Pfalz D.III (OOC) E of La Bassée
3 31 May 1918 0800 19 Sopwith Dolphin (C3840) Pfalz D.III (OOC) W of Armentières
4 05 Jun 1918 1210 19 Sopwith Dolphin (C3796) Fokker DR.I (OOC) 2 NE of Arras
5 31 Jul 1918 1950 19 Sopwith Dolphin (C3796) Pfalz D.III (DES) S of Douai

1 Shared with Lt Arthur Fairclough
2 Shared with Capt John De Pencier
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