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Name: George William Bulmer
Military Cross (MC)
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 22
Victories: 9
Born: 01 September 1898
Place of Birth: Dixon, Illinois, USA
Died: 05 April 1987
Place of Death: San Diego, California, USA
 
 
An accountant from Toronto, George William Bulmer joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1917. Posted to 22 Squadron as a Bristol Fighter pilot, he and his observers scored nine victories in the spring and summer of 1918.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Lt. George William Bulmer, Gen. List, and R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as a fighting pilot. In recent operations he destroyed seven enemy machines and an observation balloon. By has tenacity and zeal he set a magnificent example in his squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Mar 1918 1115 22 Bristol F.2b (C4810) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) E of La Bassée
2 16 Mar 1918 1030 22 Bristol F.2b (C4810) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Henin Lietard
3 16 Mar 1918 1030 22 Bristol F.2b (C4810) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Henin Lietard
4 23 Mar 1918 1100 22 Bristol F.2b (A7251) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Bussy
5 06 May 1918 1025 22 Bristol F.2b (C4888) 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Fresnoy
6 08 May 1918 1015 22 Bristol F.2b (C4888) 2 Pfalz D.III (DES) Brebieres
7 16 May 1918 1045 22 Bristol F.2b (C4888) 2 Balloon (DES) 1 mi NE of Neuf Berquin
8 17 May 1918 1200 22 Bristol F.2b (C4888) 2 C (DES) SE of Douai
9 09 Jul 1918 1100 22 Bristol F.2b (C4888) 4 C (DESF) N of Bois de Phalempin

1 Observer 2Lt S J Hunter
2 Observer 2Lt Percy Williams
3 Observer Lt H E Elsworth
4 Observer 2Lt James McDonald
Books
In Clouds of Glory: American Airmen Who Flew With The British During The Great War
by James J. Hudson / Paperback / University of Arkansas Press (October 1, 1990)
 
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