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43 Squadron (December 1918)
 
Formed: April 1916 at Stirling
Mobilized: January 1917
Insignia:  
Aces: 10  
Victories: 125 Claimed
  Confirmed
Losses:   Killed in Action (KIA)
  Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA)
  Wounded in Action (WIA)
  Prisoners of War (POW)
 
43 Squadron was formed at Stirling in April 1916 and, after serving as a Home Defence unit, was posted to France in January 1917.
 
Aces Aircraft COs Aerodromes
1 England Henry Winslow Woollett 30
2 England Cecil Frederick King 22
3 England John Lightfoot Trollope 18
4 England Charles Chaplin Banks 11
5 England Harold Harington Balfour 9
6 England Hector Daniel 9
7 England Geoffrey Grierson Bailey 8
8 England Robert Johnstone Owen 7
9 England George Alexander Lingham 6
10 England John Herbert Greenwood Womersley 5
1 Sopwith 1½ Strutter
2 Sopwith Camel
3 Sopwith Snipe
   
 
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