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Name: George Cox
Country: Australia
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Unit: 2 (AFC)
Victories: 5
Born: 17 July 1894
Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
An S.E.5a pilot, Cox served with 2 Squadron on the Western Front, scoring five victories in 1918. On 27 August 1918, after downing three enemy aircraft, he was shot down and captured by the Germans.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 May 1918 1515 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D3451) Pfalz D.III (DESF) Bapaume
2 01 Jun 1918 1930 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D3451) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Chuignes
3 27 Aug 1918 1050 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (F5965) Fokker D.VII (DESF) Sains les Marquion
4 27 Aug 1918 1051 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (F5965) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Sains les Marquion
5 27 Aug 1918 1055 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (F5965) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Lecluse
 
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