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With a Bristol Fighter Squadron By Walter Noble D.F.C.
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Walter Noble was born on 15 October 1884 and joined the British Army straight from school, serving in the South African War of 1899-1902, as well as the 1906 Natal Rebellion in that country. He then... More > left the service to become a tea planter in India. Following the outbreak of the Great War in August 1914, he rejoined the Army and served in the 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment before requesting a transfer to the Royal Flying Corps in September 1917, to train as an observer. Transferred in early 1918 to No.20 Squadron, a Bristol F.2b two-seater unit in France, he served with this squadron for the next seven months, during which he was personally credited with shooting down 12 enemy aircraft, nine together with Lt David John Weston D.F.C., whilst two were with Lt Paul Iacacci and one with 2Lt L.P. Roberts. Injured and hospitalised at least once during this time, following a crash landing, he published his wartime memoir, With A Bristol Fighter Squadron, in 1920.< Less
Bristol Aircraft & Engine Advertisements Volume One: 1910-1930 By David Robinson
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This compilation of British aviation industry advertisements comprises the listings for Bristol Aircraft & Aero Engines (includes The British & Colonial Aeroplane Company) from 1910 to 1930.... More > It is one of a series of compilations providing a unique source of reference for researchers, enthusiasts and anyone interested in the timelines of British aviation industry companies. The advertisement images are reproduced at one per page and without any accompanying narrative. Each item includes the source title and original date of publication.< Less