Stanley Vincent

Stanley Vincent

Air Vice Marshal Sir Stanley Flamank Vincent CB, DFC, AFC, DL, RAF (7 April 1897 – 13 March 1976) was a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps and later a senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF). He was the only RFC/RAF pilot to shoot down enemy aircraft in both world wars.

Stanley Vincent was born in Hampstead North London, on 7 April 1897, the son of Dr Charles Vincent, and Hannah Phillips. He was educated at Lancing College.

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