Robert L. Chidlaw-Roberts

Flight Lieutenant Robert Leslie Chidlaw-Roberts MC AFC (9 May 1896 – 1 June 1989) was a British World War I flying ace credited with ten aerial victories.[1] During his aerial combat career, and in different dogfights, he engaged two famous German aces; he was one of the British pilots who downed Werner Voss, and on 9 January 1918, he shot down and killed Max Ritter von Muller.[2]

Robert Leslie Chidlaw-Roberts
Born(1896-05-09)9 May 1896
Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales
Died16 January 1989(1989-01-16) (aged 92)
Winchester, Hampshire, England
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchBritish Army
Royal Air Force
Years of service1915–1920
1942–1954
RankFlight Lieutenant
UnitHampshire Regiment
No. 2 Squadron RFC
No. 18 Squadron RFC
No. 40 Squadron RFC
No. 60 Squadron RFC/RAF
AwardsMilitary Cross
Air Force Cross

He also served in the Royal Air Force during and after World War II.


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