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Name: George Clapham Dixon
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 40, 43, 85
Victories: 9
Born: 03 November 1895
Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia
Died: 01 February 1973
Place of Death: Vancouver, British Columbia
 
 
After serving with the Highland Light Infantry, George Clapham Dixon transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in April 1917. Before becoming a pilot, he scored two victories as an observer with 43 Squadron. In July 1918, he joined 85 Squadron as an S.E.5a pilot and scored two more victories. A month later, he was a flight commander with 40 Squadron, scoring five more victories before he was wounded in action on 16 September 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Jun 1917 0630 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8785) 1 Albatros D.III (DESF) 2 N of Lens
2 13 Aug 1917 1930 43 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A8785) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Pont a Vendin
3 13 Jul 1918 2030 85 S.E.5a (D6923) Pfalz D.III (DES) Armentières
4 14 Jul 1918 0855 85 S.E.5a (D6923) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Estaires
5 21 Aug 1918 1750 40 S.E.5a (C9258) Fokker D.VII (OOC) SW of Cambrai
6 22 Aug 1918 0605 40 S.E.5a (E3979) Balloon (DES) Hantay
7 29 Aug 1918 1150 40 S.E.5a (E3979) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Saudemont
8 01 Sep 1918 0815 40 S.E.5a (E3979) DFW C (OOC) SE Henin-Lietard
9 02 Sep 1918 1435 40 S.E.5a (E3979) Fokker D.VII (OOC) W of Ecourt St. Quentin

1 Pilot 2Lt C H Harriman
2 Shared with Capt Kenneth Gopsill & 2Lt J Bonner-Smith, Sgt A V Webb & Lt W Gaunt (A7798), 2Lt L S V Gedge & Pvt Blatherwick (A8229), Lt C G Moore & Lt Wilfred Giles, Lt John Womersley & AM O'Shea
 
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