Pilots of RFC/RAF No. 55 squadron

Members of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF) no. 55 squadron dressed in uniform gathered for a group photograph in front of a wooden building at Azelot, France. Captions read: "Some of '55' at Azelot. Capt. Bell is third from left. In the back row, reading left to right, Miller, Johns and Capt. D. R. Mackay, D.F.C. Jock Macaky was one of the finest bomber reconnaissance pilots of the War; he must have put in a great number of hours over the lines. After scores of magnificent shows he was killed by Archie on 10.11.18. Gomperts, his gunner, brought the machine down in Germany. Don Waterous, D.F.C., is the light suit - the first..." Back row, left to right: Miller, W. E. Johns, D. R. Mackay; center Bell, Don Waterous. Image displayed (72 dpi JPEG), Master image (600 dpi TIFF).
World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, British., Great Britain. Royal Air Force., Air pilots, Military--Great Britain--Biography., Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force., Military uniforms, Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal)
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