Riding High: Adam Kessen with one of RAF Doncaster's Arvo 504 trainers, 1918. c SYAM /Kessen

Photographer: Credit SYAM / Kessen

This plane was also armed as a Night Fighter to shoot down Zeppelins at night.

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Doncaster 1914–18 encourages the people of Doncaster to uncover and share their own First World War stories. A series of events, exhibitions and a new website will explore the role of the borough, its people and the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the conflict. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.