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Name: Cecil Frederick Charles Wilson
Country: Wales
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 84
Victories: 5
Born: 18 July 1897
Place of Birth: Newport, Monmouthshire
Died: 19 May 1956
Place of Death: Nairobi, Kenya
 
 
The son of John Edwin and Ellen Wilson, Cecil Frederick Charles Wilson was promoted to temporary Second Lieutenant (on probation) on 9 September 1917 and joined 84 Squadron in April 1918. His final victory was over a Fokker D.VII from which the pilot successfully bailed out. In later life, Wilson lived, farmed and died in Kenya.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 28 May 1918 0920 84 S.E.5a (D8223) Albatros D.V (OOC) S of Weincourt
2 25 Aug 1918 0945 84 S.E.5a (C6430) LVG C (OOC) 1 N of Foucaucourt
3 03 Sep 1918 0625 84 S.E.5a Rumpler C (DES) 2 S of Manacourt-Nurlu
4 16 Sep 1918 0630 84 S.E.5a (B8420) Rumpler C (DES) 3 Selenoy
5 03 Nov 1918 1530 84 S.E.5a (E6008) Fokker D.VII (DES) Mormal Wood

1 Shared with Capt Walter Southey
2 Shared with Capt Walter Southey, Lt A E Hill, Lt E R W Miller, 2Lt F R Christiani
3 Shared with 2Lt Sidney Highwood
 
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