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Ex Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry.
Aircraft DH 9 serial D7231 was shot up by enemy fighters and seen in flames near Bethencourt Bridge on 8/8/18. The Pilot Lt G.S. Ramsay and Observer 2/Lt W.M. Hartley were killed.
A report sent in by the Observer's great-niece records that as they were returning from their bombing raid, Lt Ramsay flew over a German airfield near Peronne.
The German fighters immediately took off and gave chase shooting down his aircraft.