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Name: George Goodman Simpson
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) George Simpson
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 8N, 9N; 1W (RNAS)
Victories: 8
Born: 14 September 1896
Place of Birth: St. Kilda, Victoria
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Having joined the Royal Naval Air Service in August 1915, Flight Sub-Lieutenant George Goodman Simpson received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 2362 on 29 January 1916.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flt.-Lieut. George Goodman Simpson.
   For gallantry and able leadership in aerial fighting, notably on the following occasions: —
   On 3rd May, 1917, he drove down a hostile aeroplane out of control.
   On llth May, 1917, while on offensive patrol with five other machines, he attacked six hostile aircraft. One of these he brought down out of control, and a few minutes later he attacked another at close range and brought it down in flames.
   On 23rd May, 1917, he led a formation of five machines to attack at least twice that number of hostile aeroplanes. Both formations became split up, and a general fight ensued. Five times during the combat he drove off hostile aeroplanes from another of our machines, and one of those which he attacked was seen to go down in a spin.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 04 Dec 1916 1100 8N Nieuport (3958) Albatros D.I (OOC) 1 NE of Bapaume
2 24 Apr 1917 0840 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5460) Albatros D.III (OOC) Sailly
3 02 May 1917 0945 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5460) C (OOC) Douai
4 11 May 1917 1950 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5460) Albatros D.III (OOC) Douai
5 11 May 1917 1950 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5460) Albatros D.III (DESF) Douai
6 23 May 1917 1800 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5460) Albatros D.III (OOC) Douai
7 24 Jul 1917 0635 9N Sopwith Triplane (N5462) C (OOC) Leffinghe
8 28 Jul 1917 1735 9N Sopwith Triplane (N5462) C (OOC) 2 Middelkerke

1 Shared with FLt Colin Roy MacKenzie
2 Shared with FSL Francis Mellersh
 
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