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Name: Eric Landon Simonson
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Unit: 2 (AFC)
Victories: 5
Born: 23 January 1894
Place of Birth: Brighton, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
An engineering student when he enlisted in 1915, Eric Landon Simonson transferred to the Australian Flying Corps in 1917 after serving with the infantry on the Western Front. An S.E.5a pilot, he was posted to 2 Squadron in France on 15 May 1918 and downed one Pfalz D.XII and four Fokker D.VIIs by the end of the war.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 Sep 1918 1820 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D406) Fokker D.VII (DES) Habourdin
2 24 Sep 1918 1820 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D406) Pfalz D.XII (OOC) S of Habourdin
3 28 Oct 1918 1525 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D1125) Fokker D.VII (DES) W of Lessines
4 30 Oct 1918 0845 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D1125) Fokker D.VII (OOC) N of Tournai
5 04 Nov 1918 0810 2 (AFC) S.E.5a (D1125) Fokker D.VII (DES) Tombelle
 
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