Sunday, 22 April 2012

Another Significant Anniversary


Baron von Richthoven shot down 21/04/1918

 

It is uncertain who actually shot 'The Red Baron' down but was officially credited to Canadian Arthur Roy Brown who's war record is below.
First Name Arthur Roy
Surname BROWN
Rank Lieutenant (Honourary Captain)
Regiment Royal Naval Air Service
Battalion No 9 Squadron (later 209 Squadron RAF)
Awarded DSC
Date of gazette 21/6/1918
Page 7304

Theatre/Reason for award
Operations in the Air

Date of Birth:
23/12/1893
Date of Death: 9/3/1944
Extra Info Credited with shooting down Baron Manfred von Richthofen, otherwise known as "The Red Baron"
Arthur Roy Brown


 

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