Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CONOVER
First Names
Clinton Crosby
Nationality
Canadian
Rank
Lieutenant
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
13/06/18
PoW Date
24/09/18

 

15th July 1918:
Lt C.C Conover flying a DH9 (serial D2872) was hit by AA fire near Montmort during an Observer orientation flight.
His Observer, Sgt R S Dobbie, received a wound to his head and died of his wounds on the 23rd July 1918.
Sgt Dobbie is buried in the communal cemetery at St Martin d'Ablois, Marne........near Épernay.
Lt C.C Conover was uninjured.

25th August 1918:
A DH9 (serial D3164) flown by Lt Conover and 2/Lt Scott was hit by AA fire near Etreux. They made a forced landing at 64Squadron's airfield.
Both pilot and Observer were uninjured.

30th August 1918:
The DH9 (serial D3227) flown by Lt Conover and 2/Lt Scott was damaged by AA fire near Busigny railway station.
Both crewmen were uninjured.

24th September 1918:
Lt Conover with his Observer, 2/Lt H J Pretty become PoWs when their DH9 (serial F6098) goes missing following an operation to Aulnoye.
Their aircraft was last seen in combat with enemy aircraft over the Forêt de Mormal.