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Name: David Sidney Hall
Military Cross (MC)
Country: Scotland
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 57
Victories: 6
Born: 15 October 1892
Place of Birth: Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Died: 20 November 1917 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Les Alleux, France
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Image
Grave Site: IV. F. 10.
The son of William (a grocer) and Annie (Fleming) Hall, David Sidney Hall served with the 9th (The Dumbartonshire) Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders); he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 17 April 1915. A D.H.4 pilot with 57 Squadron, Hall scored six victories in France in 1917.
Military Cross (MC)
Lt. (T./Capt.) David Sidney Hall, Arg. & Suth'd Highrs. and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. While leading back his formation of five machines from a bombing raid he was attacked on eight different occasions by numerous enemy scouts. He himself shot down one in flames and another out of control, while his observer shot down two in flames. He has at all times, completed the task allotted to him, and set a splendid example.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Jul 1917 1730 57 D.H.4 (B3964) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Houthulst Forest
2 02 Oct 1917 1335 57 D.H.4 (A7568) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Roulers
3 02 Oct 1917 1336 57 D.H.4 (A7568) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) Roulers
4 02 Oct 1917 1337 57 D.H.4 (A7568) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Roulers
5 02 Oct 1917 1340 57 D.H.4 (A7568) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Roulers
6 28 Oct 1917 1230 57 D.H.4 (A7568) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) W of Roulers

1 Observer 2Lt N M Pizey
2 Observer 2Lt Edward Hartigan
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