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Name: Franklin Geoffrey Saunders
Military Cross (MC) and Bar Franklin Geoffrey Saunders
Country: Wales
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Units: 47 (RFC)
17 (RAF)
Victories: 8
Born: 03 June 1891
Place of Birth: Mumbles, Glamorgan
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Sub-Lieutenant Franklin Geoffrey Saunders received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 721 on a Bristol biplane at the Bristol School, Brooklands on 1 January 1914.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Military Cross (MC) Bar
T./Capt. Franklin Geoffrey Saunders, M.C., R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On three separate occasions during a month he has fought a hostile machine, pursued it over the enemy's lines and driven it down to earth, where it was completely wrecked. He has shown the most consistent gallantry and skill in action.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 14 Jan 1917 1115 47 B.E.12 (6603) Albatros C (CAP) 1 Lahana
2 18 Mar 1917 1750 47 B.E.12 (6675) Fried G (OOC) Karasouli
3 20 Mar 1917 1230 47 B.E.12 (6675) Albatros C (DES) W of Davista
4 25 Jun 1917 47 B.E.12 (6600) Albatros D.III (DES)  
5 22 Jan 1918 1350 17 S.E.5a (B28) DFW C (CAP) Porna
6 31 Jan 1918 1220 17 S.E.5a (B28) Rumpler C (DES) NNE of Kajendra
7 05 Feb 1918 1510 17 S.E.5a (B28) Albatros D.III (OOC) Vernak Farm
8 05 Feb 1918 1715 17 S.E.5a (B28) DFW C (DESF) NW of Topoljani

1 Shared with Gilbert Ware Murlis Green
 
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