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R.E.8 C2309

Aircraft Model:Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8
Identities:C2309
Name / Nose Art:THE RANBY
Units:No. 3 Squadron, AFC

Timeline

8 August 1918Aircraft was shot down by German fighters, crashing east of Hamel.
Pilot: Lt EDWARD JOHN BICE, AFC (Killed)
Observer: Lt JOHN ERNEST CHAPMAN, AFC (Killed)

Photos

R.E.8 C2309 'The Ranby' of No. 3 Squadron, AFC

References

Australian War Memorial [AWM] 1918, Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries, 1914-1918 War, No 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, August 1918, AWM4 8/6/20 PART 1.

Record updated on 22 March 2018.


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