16 May 1917 – Murray Jones and Felmy


Gerhard Felmy

Oberleutnant Gerhard Felmy fron FAb300 is widely regarded by the RFC as the best German pilot in Palestine. His older brother Helmuth Felmy is the commander of FAb300.


Allan Murray Jones

Today Allan Murray Jones from 67 (Australian) Squadron (1 Squdron AFC) came across hind while patrolling in his Martynside G100 near Galjun.

Felmy’s Albatross was superior to the Martinsyde and Murray Jones was eventually eounded in the leg and forced to land. Fortunately for him he landed near enough to the British lines to be safe.


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