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Name: Charles Crichton Robson
Military Cross (MC)
Country: Scotland
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 11
Victories: 8
Born: 1895
Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Charles Crichton Robson served with the Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. Posted to 11 Squadron on 19 December 1917, he scored eight victories with his pilot, Herbert Whiteley Sellars, before they were shot down by Josef Mai on 15 May 1918. Sellars was killed and Robson was captured.

1901 residence, Edinburgh Dean; the son of Charles and Maggie Robson, of Edinburgh.
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Lt. Charles Crichton Robson, R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He completed a long-distance reconnaissance under very trying weather conditions, and succeeded in returning with the most valuable information. He has shown himself to be very cool and resourceful under all circumstances.
 
Opponents
#6 Ludwig HansteinGermany
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 Mar 1918 1440 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 LVG C.VI (DESF) Doignes
2 13 Mar 1918 1400 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Oisy
3 15 Mar 1918 1115 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Rumilly
4 18 Mar 1918 1100 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) N of St. Quentin
5 21 Mar 1918 1615 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Albatros C (DES) Morchies
6 21 Mar 1918 1615 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Albatros D.V (DESF) Morchies
7 02 Apr 1918 1820 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Fokker DR.I (OOC) SE of Albert
8 15 May 1918 1720 11 Bristol F.2b (C4673) 1 Fokker DR.I (OOC) 2 Mametz

1 Pilot Lt Herbert Sellars
2 Shared with Capt John Aspinall & Lt de la Cour
 
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