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Formed: April 1916 at Netheravon
Mobilized: 8 March 1917
Insignia:  
Aces: 32  
Victories: 317 Claimed
  Confirmed
Losses:   Killed in Action (KIA)
  Killed in Flying Accident (KIFA)
  Wounded in Action (WIA)
  Prisoners of War (POW)
 
48 Squadron was formed at Netheravon in April 1916 and was posted to France on 8 March 1917. It was the first unit equipped with the Bristol F.2a.
 
Aces Aircraft COs Aerodromes
1 New Zealand Keith Park 20
2 Australia

Fred Holliday

17
3 England Ralph Curtis 15
4 England John Letts 13
5 England Brian Baker 12
6 Canada Harold Oaks 11
7 South Africa Leonard Payne 11
8 Canada Robert Dodds 10
9 Scotland James Binnie 9
10 England John Milne 9
11 England Charles Napier 9
12 England Frank Ransley 9
13 England Alan Wilkinson 9
14 England Arthur Cooper 7
15 England Robert Coath 7
16 Scotland Herbert Hartley 7
17 England Thomas Middleton 7
18 England William Price 7
19 England Charles Steele 7
20 Canada John Drummond 6
21 Canada Norman Millman 6
22 Scotland Thomas Rae 6
23 England Owen Scholte 6
24 Scotland William Winkler 6
25 England Frederick Cunninghame 5
26 England Hugh Elliott 5
27 England Roger Hay 5
28 Canada Robert Little 5
29 England Harold Pratt 5
30 England Alan Incell Riley 5
31 England Norman Roberts 5
32 Wales Edward Williams 5
2 Bristol F.2
1 Maj Arthur Claud Wright
8 Mar 1917
2 Maj Arthur Vere Bettington
17 Mar 1917
3 Maj Keith Park
Apr 1918
1 Flez
22 Dec 1917
2 Champien
22 Mar 1918
3 Bertangles
24 Mar 1918
4 Boisdinghem
26 Aug 1918
5 St. Marie Cappel
30 Sep 1918
6 Reckem
23 Oct 1918
 
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