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AFC Bristol Fighter F.2b
1, 3 & 7 Sqns, AFC

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Aircraft Serial Type Aircraft History
A7184 F.2b 03/09/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
14/09/1918 To X Flt
15/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex X Flt
26/10/1918 Lt William Wrightcrashed in sea, 
06/11/1918 Struck off charge.
A7188 F.2b

13/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
27/10/1918  Lts Trevan & Conrick crashed at Aleppo,
6/11/1918 Struck off charge.

A7190 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn, AFC,
02/06/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
12/12/1918  To Air Depot.
A7192 F.2b

20/02/1918 To C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,                   
14/09/1918 To Air Park,
20/09/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,        
25/11/1918
To Air Park.

A7194 F.2b 11/01/1918 Taken on charge C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC,
03/04/1918 To Air Park.

Highlight for Album: Bristol Fighter 
 A7194

A7196 F.2b

19/02/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,
01/05/1918 Lt Fred Haig &Challinor POWs,                                   
07/05/1918 Struck off charge.

A7198 F.2b

17/02/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,
03/ 05/1918 Lt. Fred Curwen-Walker& Cpl Neils Jensen killed,
07/05/1918 Struck off charge.

Bristol Fighter 
A7198

A7200 F.2b

27/01/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,                                
19/04/1918 To Air Park,
04/06/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,                                          
12/12/1918 To Air Depot.

Highlight for Album: Bristol Fighter 
 A7200

A7202 F.2b

29/12/1917 To C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,
20/-1/1918
Lt Fred Hancockand Lt Alfred PoolePOWs,
29/01/1918 Struck off charge.

A7236 F.2b

25/05/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
27/06/1918 Lt. Gordon Oxenham killed when shot down,
30/06/1918 Struck off charge.

A7237 F.2b

04/05/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/07/1918 To Air Park,
30/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
25/11/1918 To Air Park.

A7239 F.2b

Served with 1 Sqn AFC

A7273 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1123 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1125 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1127 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1128 F.2b 31/12/1917 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
19/03/1918 Capt. Ron Austin and Lt Oliver LeePOWs, 
24/03/1918 Struck off charge.

Bristol Fighter 
B1128 
with two Martinsydes and B.E.2

B1129 F.2b 29/12/1917 To B Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC ex 111 Sqn, RFC,                 
21/02/1918 Struck off charge.

Bristol Fighter 
B1129

B1140 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1146 F.2b 30/01/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
01/05/1918 Capt. David Rutherfordand Lt J. McElligottPOWs,
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7/05/1918 Struck off charge.

Bristol Fighter 
B1146
Captain Ross Smith and observer
Palestine February 1918  Bristol Fighter 
B1146 
1 Sqn AFC. 
via Rod Farquhar.

B1147 F.2b 30/01/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
19/04/1918 To Air Park.
B1148 F.2b 27/01/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
05/10/1918 To Air Park.

Bristol Fighter B1148 
 Sqn, AFC, Palestine. 
AWM B02036  Bristol Fighter B1148 
with RE8 A4405 and A4408 
1 Sqn, AFC, 
Mejdel. 
AWM B02035.

B1149 F.2b 01/02/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
25/10/1918  Lt Sydney Barker Cpl Payne crashed,
06/11/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
B1150 F.2b 27/01/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,                                    
30/05/1918 To Air Park.
28/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
29/12/1918 To Air Park.

Bristol Fighters
 A7194 and B1150

B1178 F.2b Served with 1 Sqn AFC
B1198 F.2b 28/05/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/07/1918 To Air Park.
B1199 F.2b

12/04/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
No further detals.

B1205 F.2b

27/04/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
02/05/1918 To Air Park.

B1222 F.2b

28/06/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
22/ 8/1918 Lt John Walkershot down,
25/08/1918 Struck off charge.

B1223 F.2b

17/03/1918 Taken on charge C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC,     
27/04/1918 To Air Park,
05/07/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.

B1225 F.2b

01/04/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,                             
13/06/1918To Air Park,                       
12/07/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
19/09/1918 Lt dudley Dowling and Lt Edwin Mulfordforced down,
23/09/1818 Struck off charge.

B1229 F.2b

17/03/1918 Taken on charge, C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC,                     
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.

B1276 F.2b 22/04/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
13/08/1918  Lt Albert Tonkin forced landed and burnt aircraft,
16/08/1918 Struck off charge.
B1278 F.2b 27/06/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,                                 
29/12/1918 To Air Park.
B1280 F.2b 20/05/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
19/08/1918 Lt Ernest Stooke Kreig killed in accident.
21/08/1918 Struck off charge.
B1284 F.2b 29/06/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,                                  
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
B1285 F.2b 30/08/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
12/12/1918
To Air Depot.
B1286 F.2b 05/09/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
29/09/1918 Lt Colin Cameron force landed at Ramleh,
03/10/1918
To Air Park.
B1287 F.2b 05/09/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
B1295 F.2b 14/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
B1298 F.2b 28/09/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC ex Air Park,
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.

Bristol F.2B B1298
1 Squadron, A.F.C.
Palestine, c.1918
via Mike Mirkovic.

C917 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
C995 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
C998 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C4623 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
19/03/1918 Taken on charge 1 Sqn, AFC,
09/07/1918 To Air Park,
10/08/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC,            
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
C4624 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
25/03/1918 Taken on charge, C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC, 
29/04/1918 To Air Park.
C4625 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
22/03/1918 Taken on charge, C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC, 
26/03/1918 Crashed near Jericho,
03/04/1918 Struck off charge.
C4626 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
30/03/1918 Taken on charge, C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC, 
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
C4627 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
22/03/1918 Taken on charge, C Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC, 
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
C4730 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
28/10/1918 To 1 Sqn, AFC, ex Air Park, 
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
C4840 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
17/03/1918 Taken on charge, B Flight, 1 Sqn, AFC,
04/02/1919 To 111 Sqn, RAF.
C9844 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C9850 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C9853 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C9858 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C9859 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC

Bristol Fighter 
C9859
Photo via John A Parker  Bristol Fighter - C9859

C9869 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
C9897 F.2b Built by The Gloucestershire Aircraft Co. Ltd., Cheltenham,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
D2687 F.2b Built by Marshall & Sons, Gainsborough,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
15/03/1919 Ground looped and flipped over on landing, Lt Johnston.

Highlight for Album: Bristol Fighter D2687

D2691 F.2b Built by Marshall & Sons, Gainsborough,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
D2697 F.2b Built by Marshall & Sons, Gainsborough,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
D7955 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC.

Bristol F.2b 
D7955. 
7 (Training) Squadron, AFC, 
Leighterton, c.1919, 
via Mike Mirkovic.

D7970 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 7 Sqn AFC
D8044 (?) F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,

Bristol Figher D8044? 
7 Sqn, AFC. 
AWM P00826_064

E2329 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
E2351 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
E2529 F.2b Built by The British & Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd.,
Served with 3 Sqn AFC
 
     

Bristol Fighters 
C Flight 2 Sqn AFC Savy, France. 
Via Rod Farquhar.  Stripped down F.2B
1 Squadron
El Mejdel, Palestine
 c.1918  
via Mike Mirkovic  Capt W Sydney Addison and Lt Wilmot Hudson Fysh

     

The Authors of this page are Brendan Cowan and Mark Lax.

Sources: Australian Military Aircraft 1909-1918, Keith Isaacs, AWM, Men & Machines of the Australian Flying Corps 1914-1919, Charles Schaedel, High Adventure, A.H.Cobby, British Military Aircraft Serials 1911-1979, Bruce Robertson, One Airman's War: Aircraft Mechanic Joe Bull's Personal Diaries 1916-1919, Banner Books, Maryborough, 1997, Mark Lax.

Emails: Mark Lax., Mike Mirkovic,

Updated 25 April 2015

     

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