In an attempt to regain air superiority in the Mesopotamia theatre, Major Tennant, Commmander of 30 Squadron RFC has ordered night bombing attacks on the German Aerodrome at Shumram.
A few unsuccessful attempts have been made to date, but today, Lieutenant the Hon. James Henry Bertie Rodney and Second Lieutenant John Stephen Windsor, made a successful attack flying BE2c’s as single-seaters. They approached the aerodrome and dropped their bombs at a height of under 100 feet. They destroyed one aeroplane and damaged another.