The continuing career of Albert "Mushroom" Ward:

27 Jul 1916 @ 05h30 Bombing of enemy front lines south of Artemtieres

Escort of 5 Nieuport 11s of RNAS-1 from Furnes
Parsons lead the flight with Mesurier, Soar, Shook, myself, and Chadwick accompanying. As we crossed the lines I noted 6 EIIIs circling into our direction from my port side. They did not engage us but turned away. We had a very successful bombing mission and returned to base un-molested. I almost got clipped in landing pattern but managed to break left in time. It was a somewhat unnerving experience after having completed a quiet successful mission avoiding enemy attack.

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27 Jul 1916 @ 13h51 Bombing enemy front lines west of Messines.

Escort of 3 DH. 2s from RFC-29 out of Abeele

Booker lead the flight with Hervey, Parsons, Mesurier, Shook and myself accompanying.
A flight sent three Strutters following. 20 minutes after take-off I again had engine failure and had to force land on the road to Veurne. This is becoming all to prevalent and I think I am going to recommend taking the mechanic up as observer next time so he can have a taste of it!! The bombing mission was a failure no targets were hit and the run will have to be repeated.

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Last edited by Robert_Wiggins; 07/27/14 03:44 AM.

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