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AIRSHIP KILLERS

World War I

Zeppelin L.49



NAME                               VICTORIES       DETAIL                 AIR SERVICE  UNITS                                NATIONALITY      COMMENTS

Leckie, Robert                         2           Zeppelin L.22, L.70    RNAS & RAF   HMS Large Amerika                    Great Britain    gunner    *
Brandon, Alfred de Bath                2           Zeppelin L.15, L.33    RFC          39(HD)Sqn                            New Zealand                * 
Cadbury, Egbert                        2  [1+1]    Zeppelin L.21, L.70    RFC & RAF    Burgh Castle HD, CAS Great Yarmouth  Great Britain              *
Gabbin                                 2  [0+2]    Zeppelin L.22, L.23    RNAS         HMS Large Amerika                    Great Britain
Ambrosio, Alfred Baptistin             1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.50          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 151                                France                     * 
Ashby, Sydney                          1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.48          RFC          Exp. St. Ordfordness                 Great Britain    observer  * 
Christiansen, Friedrich                1           C.27                   German NAS   SFL 1                                Germany
Culley, Stuart D.                      1           Zeppelin L.53          RNAS         HM TBD Redoubt                       Great Britain
Cullny                                 1           Zeppelin L.43          RNAS                                              Great Britain
de la Marque, Gontrand Georges         1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
de Lesseps, Comte Jacques Benjamin     1  [0+1]    Zeppelin LZ 79         Av.Mil.Fra.  V 96 (C.R.P.)                        France                     * 
Deneboudes, Clément                    1  [0+1]    Zeppelin LZ 79         Av.Mil.Fra.  MF 93                                France                     * 
Denis, Marcel                          1           Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
Fane, Gerard William Reginald          1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.21          RNAS         CAS Great Yarmouth                   Great Britain              *
Fiala von Fernbrugg, Benno             1           M.4                    K.u.K. LFT   Flik 19                              Austria-Hungary  observer  * 
Fritsch von Cronenwald, Hans Ritter    1           M.2                    K.u.K. NAS   Seeflugstation Pola                  Austria-Hungary  observer  * 
Galliot                                1  [0+1]    Zeppelin LZ 79         Av.Mil.Fra.  V 96 (C.R.P.)                        France           observer  * 
Gressett, Philippe Jean Louis          1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
Heyrowsky, Adolf                       1           M.4                    K.u.K. LFT   Flik 19                              Austria-Hungary            * 
Hirsch, Henri Léon                     1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.50          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 151                                France                     * 
Hobbs, B. D.                           1           Zeppelin L.43          RFC          Felixtowe HD                         Great Britain
Holder, Douglas                        1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.48          RFC          Exp. St. Ordfordness                 Great Britain              * 
Keys, Ralph Edmund                     1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.70          RFC          Yarmouth HD                          Great Britain
Klasing, Gustav                        1           M.2                    K.u.K. NAS   Seeflugstation Pola                  Austria-Hungary            * 
Lafargue, Charles Jean                 1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
Leefe Robinson, William                1           Schütte-Lanz SL-XI     RFC          39(HD)Sqn                            British India              * 
Lefèvre, Charles Eugène Joseph Marie   1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
Meyer, Karl                            1           C.17                   German NAS   SFS 1                                Germany
Pulling, Edward Laston                 1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.21          RNAS         CAS Great Yarmouth                   Great Britain              *
Pyott, I. V.                           1           Zeppelin L.34          RFC          36(HD)Sqn                            South Africa
Tempest, Wulstan                       1           Zeppelin L.31          RFC          39(HD)Sqn                            Great Britain              * 
Saundby, Henry Magnus Spencer          1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.48          RFC          Exp. St. Ordfordness                 Great Britain              * 
Smart, Bernard Arthur                  1           Zeppelin L.23          RNAS         HMS Yarmouth                         Great Britain              *
Sowrey, Frederick                      1           Zeppelin L.32          RFC          39(HD)Sqn                            Great Britain              * 
Vallin, Louis                          1  [0+1]    Zeppelin LZ 79         Av.Mil.Fra.  MF 93                                France           observer  * 
Vandendorpe, René Edmont Ernest        1           Zeppelin L.49          Av.Mil.Fra.  N 152                                France                     * 
Warneford, Rex A. J.                   1           Zeppelin LZ-37         RNAS         1(N)Sqn                              Canada
Watkins, L. P.                         1  [0+1]    Zeppelin L.48          RFC          37(HD)Sqn                            Canada                     * 

CAS
C.R.P. Camp Retranché de Paris
HD     Home Defence
HSM    His or Her Majesty's Ship 
K.u.K. Kaiserliche und Königliche / Imperial and Royal
LFT    Luftfahrtruppe / Aviation Troops
N      Nieuport
(N)    Night
NAS    Naval Air Service
RAF    Royal Air Force
RFC    Royal Flying Corps
RNAS   Royal Naval Air Service
Sqn    Squadron
SPA    Spad


Sources & Literature
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