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Name: Samuel Parry
Country: Wales
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 62
Victories: 9
Born: 1892
Place of Birth: Glamorgan, Wales
Died: 03 May 1918 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
The son of Henry and Gwonllian Parry, who were living at Neath, Glamorgan, in 1901, Samuel Parry married Althea Lake at St. Andrews, Whitehall Park, London, on 31 October 1916. He scored 5 victories as an observer with 62 Squadron. He died in a crash on 3 May 1918. His pilot, Hugh Nangle, was injured in the same crash.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (OOC)  
2 27 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (OOC)  
3 27 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (DES)  
4 12 Apr 1918 1420 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Estaires
5 21 Apr 1918 1000 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Estaires-Lille
6 21 Apr 1918 1000 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Estaires-Lille
7 03 May 1918 1115 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Armentières
8 03 May 1918 1116 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Armentières
9 03 May 1918 1117 62 Bristol F.2b (C4859) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) E of Armentières

1 Pilot 2Lt Hugh Nangle
2 Pilot 2Lt Charles Arnison
 
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