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Name: George Benson Anderson
Country: Canada
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 3N; 3W (RNAS)
Victories: 5
Born: 26 December 1891
Place of Birth: Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada
Died: 17 November 1958
Place of Death: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cemetery: Maitland, Augusta, Ontario, Canada
George Benson Anderson received his pilot's certificate on a Wright biplane at the Stinson school, San Antonio, Texas, on 29 March 1916. After serving with 3 Wing, he joined 3 Naval Squadron in the spring of 1917. After scoring his first victory with a Sopwith Pup, his squadron was re-equipped with new aircraft and Anderson scored four more victories flying the Sopwith Camel.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 23 Apr 1917 0630 3N Sopwith Pup (N5194) Albatros D.III (OOC) Croiselles
2 22 Aug 1917 1550 3N Sopwith Camel (B3858) Albatros D.III (OOC) St. Pierre Capelle
3 10 Sep 1917 1800 3N Sopwith Camel (B3895) DFW C (CAP) 1 Furnes
4 11 Sep 1917 1100 3N Sopwith Camel (B3940) Albatros D.V (OOC) Thorout
5 23 Jan 1918 1500 3N Sopwith Camel (B3940) DFW C.V (OOC) Houthoulst Forest

1 Shared with Harold Beamish, FSL G Harrower (B3782), Edward Hayne, FCdr R F Redpath (B3785)
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