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Formed: May 1912
Mobilized: May 1914
Insignia:  
Aces: 31  
Victories: 340-350 Claimed
  Confirmed
Losses:   Killed in Action (KIA)
  Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA)
  Wounded in Action (WIA)
  Prisoners of War (POW)
 
Formed as an Airship Company in May 1912, 1 Squadron was briefly under Naval control before joining the Royal Flying Corps in May 1914. The unit was posted to France with a variety of aircraft in March 1915. In February 1917, it became a fighter squadron when it was re-equipped with the Nieuport 17.
 
Aces Aircraft COs Aerodromes
1 England Philip Fullard 40
2 England Percy Clayson 29
3 Scotland William Campbell 23
4 England Louis Jenkin 22
5 Ireland Tom Hazell 20
6 USA Harold Kullberg 19
7 England Harry Reeves 13
8 England Gordon Olley 11
9 England Robert Birkbeck 10
10 England Cecil Clark 10
11 USA Duerson Knight 10
12 Canada Guy Moore 10
13 South Africa Basil Moody 9
14 Canada William Rogers 9
15 England Charles Lavers 8
16 England William Rooper 8
17 England John Bateman 7
18 England Edwin Cole 7
19 Scotland William Patrick 7
20 South Africa Christopher Brand 7
21 England Eustace Grenfell 6
22 Canada Ernest Kelly 6
23 England Ernest Owen 6
24 Australia Harry Rigby 6
25 England Douglas Cameron 5
26 Canada Lumsden Cummings 5
27 Scotland Kenneth Laing 5
28 USA Francis Magoun 5
29 England Kenneth Mills 5
30 England Frank Sharpe 5
31 Wales Wallace Smart 5
1 B.E.8
2 Morane BB
3 Morane L
4 Morane N
5 Martinsyde S.1
6 Avro 504
7 Bristol Scout
8 Nieuport 16
9 Nieuport 17
10 Nieuport 20
11 Nieuport 23
12 Nieuport 27
13 S.E.5
 
1 Netheravon
13 Nov 1914
2 St. Omer
07 Mar 1915
3 Bailleul
29 Mar 1915
4 St. Marie Cappel
29 Mar 1918
5 Clairmarais South
13 Apr 1918
6 Fienvillers
05 Aug 1918
7 Senlis-le-Sec
06 Oct 1918
8 Bouvincourt
26 Oct 1918
 
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