22 April 1917 – Meanwhile in Macedonia

The German bombing group knew as Kampfgeshwader 1 continues to harass British forces in Macedonia. Today the bombed advanced troop bivouacs in the XII corps area.

Aircraft from 47 Squadron RFC and 2 Wing RNAS attempted to intercept but without success. Sopwith Strutter N5087 from 2 Wing RNAS was shot up during the combat. The pilot Flight Sub-Lieutenant William Vazie Simons landed safely but his observer 1st Class Air mechanic A Carder was wounded.


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