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Name: Eric Yorath "Taffy" Hughes
"Taffy" Hughes
Country: Wales
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 3, 46
Victories: 5
Born: 06 July 1894
Place of Birth: Brigend, Glamorgan
Died: 14 July 1979
Place of Death: Hove, East Sussex
 
 
2nd Welsh Brigade; Eric Yorath Hughes was promoted to Second Lieutenant on 3 October 1914. Hughes was a stockbroker before he died in 1979.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 04 Sep 1917 0930 46 Sopwith Pup (A6188) Albatros C (OOC) 1 S of Scarpe
2 11 Sep 1917 1055 46 Sopwith Pup (A6188) C (OOC) 2 S of Scarpe
3 21 Sep 1917 0820 46 Sopwith Pup (A6188) C (OOC) 3 S of Scarpe
4 01 Dec 1917 0910 46 Sopwith Pup (B2191) Albatros D.III (DES) Cambrai
5 12 Dec 1917 1020 3 Sopwith Camel (B5238) Albatros D.V (OOC) Cambrai

1 Shared with Capt Maurice Scott, Lt Charles Odell, Lt C Courtneidge (B1802), Lt E Armitage (B1837)
2 Shared with Capt Maurice Scott, Lt Arthur Lee, Lt E Armitage
3 Shared with Capt Maurice Scott, Lt Arthur Lee
 
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