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Victory 48

Event ID: 201

28 April 1917

50.27905567036076, 2.945449095384755
E of Pelves, SE edge of Square 6998

Source ID: 13

Under the guns of the Red Baron, Norman Franks, Hal Giblin and Nigel McCrery

ISBN: 9781898697275

Combat Report: 0930 hrs, Wood east of Pelves, south-east corner of Square 6998, this side of line. BE2. Pilot: Lieutenant Follit, killed. Observer: F I Kirckham, slightly injured. While on pursuit-flying, about 0930, I attacked an enemy infantry or artillery flyer at 600 metres above the trenches. Above the wood of Pelves I caused the enemy plane to fall. The adversary, from the beginning to the end of the fight, was never able to get out of range of my guns. Weather:low clouds.

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