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Offline Bensted

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Re: Canterbury Air raid
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2018, 09:14:44 »
The raid is not listed in The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918 by Cole & Cheesman, the definitive work on the subject, so a false alarm.
There is a photo of Sub Lt Horace A Buss, later Squadron Leader Buss OBE DSC @ http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=3205.0
Thanks for the information. His aircraft was an Avro 504B and my father was his passenger.

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Re: Canterbury Air raid
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2018, 18:05:19 »
The raid is not listed in The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918 by Cole & Cheesman, the definitive work on the subject, so a false alarm.
There is a photo of Sub Lt Horace A Buss, later Squadron Leader Buss OBE DSC @ http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=3205.0

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Canterbury Air raid
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2018, 14:39:28 »
On the 21st of June 1915 Sub Lt. H A Buss, RNAS flew to Canterbury to intercept "a reported hostile aeroplane".
Does anyone have any further information on this subject please?

 

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