William Victor Trevor Rooper

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William Victor Trevor Rooper
Born 1897
Chester, Cheshire, England
Died 9 October 1917
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Bailleul, Nord, France
Allegiance England
Service/branch Infantry; aviation
Rank Captain
Unit Welsh Fusiliers, No. 1 Squadron RFC
Awards Belgian Croix de Guerre

Captain William Victor Trevor Rooper was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories. He became Xavier Dannhuber's seventh victim.[1]

Rooper joined 1 Squadron in the summer of 1917. He became a Flight Commander in mid-September.[2]

Sources of information[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/england/rooper.php
  2. ^ Nieuport Aces of World War 1.. p. 20. 


Nieuport Aces of World War 1. Norman Franks. Osprey Publishing, 2000. ISBN 1-85532-961-1, ISBN 978-1-85532-961-4.