List of World War I flying aces from India
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of World War I flying aces from British India.
- Captain Lawrence Percival Coombes garnered 15 aerial victories as a Sopwith Camel pilot for the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force.
- Captain Edward Dawson Atkinson was credited with 10 aerial victories in two combat tours, one while flying a Nieuport and another flying a Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5a.
- Captain Indra Lal Roy was credited with 10 aerial victories while piloting a Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a in No. 40 Squadron RAF.
- Captain (later Group Captain) Arthur Peck of No. 111 Squadron RFC was credited with eight aerial victories.
- Captain Douglas Carbery scored six confirmed aerial victories while serving as an aerial observer in various squadrons.
- Lieutenant Thomas Cecil Silwood Tuffield had six aerial victories confirmed while flying as an observer in 48 Squadron's Bristol F.2 Fighters.
- Captain George M. Cox scored five aerial victories as a Sopwith Camel pilot for No. 65 Squadron RAF.
- "Lawrence Coombes". The Aerodrome. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- Shores, Franks & Guest (1990), p. 120.
- "Edward Atkinson". The Aerodrome.com. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
- "Asian aces and pilots". Aces of WWI. 8 November 2007. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- Shores, Franks & Guest (1990), pp. 327–328.
- "Indra Roy". The Aerodrome. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
- Shores, Franks & Guest (1990), p. 301.
- "Thomas Tuffield". The Aerodrome. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- Shores, Franks & Guest (1990), p. 124.
- Franks, Norman; Guest, Russell F. & Alegi, Gregory (1997). Above the War Fronts: The British Two-seater Bomber Pilot and Observer Aces, the British Two-seater Fighter Observer Aces, and the Belgian, Italian, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Fighter Aces, 1914–1918. London, UK: Grub Street. ISBN 978-1-898697-56-5.
- Shores, Christopher F.; Franks, Norman & Guest, Russell F. (1990). Above the Trenches: a Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915–1920. London, UK: Grub Street. ISBN 978-0-948817-19-9.