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Name: Ernest William Norton
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Order of the Crown [Belgium]
Croix de Guerre [Belgium]
Ernest Norton Croix de Guerre [France] with Palme
Country: Wales
Rank: Major
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 6N; 1W (RNAS)
204 (RAF)
Victories: 9
Born: 14 May 1893
Place of Birth: Newtown, Powys
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Flight Sub-Lieutenant Ernest William Norton received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 1476 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Central Flying School, Upavon on 29 July 1915.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flight Lieut. Ernest William Norton, R.N.A.S.
   In recognition of his skill and gallantry in destroying a German kite balloon on the 20th October, 1916, under severe anti-aircraft fire.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 Oct 1916 1135 1W Nieuport 11 (3994) Balloon (DES) Ostend
2 08 Feb 1917 6N Nieuport (N3184) Aviatik C (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
3 05 Apr 1917 1700 6N Nieuport (N3187) Albatros D.II (DES) W of Douai
4 05 Apr 1917 1700 6N Nieuport (N3187) Albatros D.II (OOC) W of Douai
5 09 Apr 1917 1145 6N Nieuport (N3187) Albatros D.III (DES) Cambrai
6 09 Apr 1917 1200 6N Nieuport (N3187) Albatros D.III (OOC) Cambrai
7 29 Apr 1917 1315 6N Nieuport (N3208) Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Honnecourt
8 29 Apr 1917 1855 6N Nieuport (N3208) Albatros D.III (DESF) Guise
9 29 Apr 1917 1855 6N Nieuport (N3208) Albatros D.III (OOC) Guise
 
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