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WELSH PRIDE

Aces from Wales in WW1



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All the lists present the following data:
Name and (when known) first name are presented with arbitrary choice for the spelling (russian, german, arab names...).
RANK of the pilot: see the rank page for the meaning of the abbreviations and the equivalence.
According to the pages, COUNTRY, NATION for the nationality or ethnic origin, AIR_SERVICE for the air arm, are provided.
The number of victories represents usually the total of kills (individual plus shared). The shared kills are indicated when known under the form [indiv+shared]. The official score is indicated when different from the total (American and British scores of ww2 for example).
Authors of the SOURCES column are given; report to the bibliography page to find the books, articles, web pages in alphabetical order. The OTHER_SOURCES column presents the divergent scores with sometimes the author of the source.
The DETAIL column shows occasionally the type of kill, balloons, V-1s, ground kills, unconfirmed kills...
The NOTE column exposes different commentaries and for lack of space, abbreviations are used: report to the abbreviation page for their meaning.




Updated: 08/11/2007

Rank First Name Name Ww1 Victories Sources Detail Air Service Units Death Note Other Sources
Capt James Ira Thomas 'Taffy' JONES 37 [35+2] C.Shores et al. (1 balloon)(30 kills+7 OoC) RAF 10Sq, 74Sq SE5 ace, 1918. RAF, WWII.
Capt Richard Aveline MAYBERY 21 [19+2] C.Shores et al. (6 kills+5 OoC) RFC 56Sq 19/12/1917 SE-5 ace, 1917. KIA. 25
Capt John Stanley CHICK 16 C.Shores et al. (with obs.)(4 kills+12 OoC) RFC & RAF 11Sq Bristol Fighter ace in a day, 1918.
Lt Josiah Lewis MORGAN 12 N.Franks-R.Guest (6 kills+6 OoC) RFC 22Sq (gunner) Bristol Fighter gunner, 1918.
FLt Harold DAY 11 [5+6] Shores et al. (3 kills+8 OoC) RNAS 10(N), 8(N)Sq 05/02/1918 Camel ace, 1917-18. KIA.
Capt Arthur Gordon JONES-WILLIAMS 11 C.Shores et al. (2 kills+9 OoC) RFC RFC 29Sq;RAF 65Sq 17/12/1929 Nieuport ace, 1917; Camel, 1918. KIFA. 13
Lt Albert Leslie JONES 7 [5+2] C.Shores et al. (2 balloons)(4 kills+3 OoC) RAF 10Sq RNAS & 210Sq RAF Camel ace, 1918.
Capt Howard John Thomas SAINT 7 C.Shores et al. (2 kills+5 OoC) RNAS 5Wing, 10(N)Sq RNAS Triplane, Camel, 1917.
Capt Alwyne Travers 'Button' LOYD 6 [3+3] C.Shores et al. (2 kills+4 OoC) RFC 25Sq, 22Sq, 32Sq 23/09/1917 FE-2, 1916; DH-5, 1917. KIA.
Capt David James HUGHES 5 C.Shores et al. (3 kills+2 OoC) RAF 3Sq Camel ace, 1918.
Capt Eric Yorath 'Taffy' HUGHES 5 [2+3] C.Shores et al. (1 kill+4 OoC) RFC 46Sq, 3Sq Pup, Camel, 1917.
Capt Leslie Morton MANSBRIDGE 5 [4+1] C.Shores et al. (1 kill+4 OoC) RFC & RAF 1Sq RFC; 23Sq RAF Nieuport, 1917; Dolphin, 1918.
Lt Wallace Alexander SMART 5 [2+3] C.Shores et al. (2 kills+3 OoC) RAF 1Sq SE5 ace, 1918.
Table: Aces from Wales in WW1


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