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Name: William Myron MacDonald
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 66
Victories: 8
Born: 03 November 1890
Place of Birth: Connecticut, USA
Died: 08 May 1958
Place of Death: San Diego, California, USA
 
 
MacDonald's family emigrated to Canada in 1893 and settled in Vancouver, British Columbia, where William Myron MacDonald was a marine motor engineer when he enlisted. Post-war he returned to the United States and was living in San Diego, California in 1930.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lt. William Myron Macdonald.
   A very gallant and determined officer, who never hesitates to attack the enemy however superior in numbers the latter may be. On a recent occasion he engaged, single-handed, five scouts, destroying two, both of which crashed. In all he has accounted for seven machines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 May 1918 1905 66 Sopwith Camel (B7358) LVG C (DES) Stradatta aerodrome
2 31 May 1918 0930 66 Sopwith Camel (B6424) Berg D.I (DES) SE of Nerversa
3 10 Jun 1918 0610 66 Sopwith Camel (D1913) Berg D.I (DES) Giaron-Cismon
4 10 Jun 1918 0625 66 Sopwith Camel (D1913) Albatros D.III (DES) Seren
5 05 Aug 1918 1310 66 Sopwith Camel (E1496) C (DES) Maria
6 11 Aug 1918 1945 66 Sopwith Camel (E1499) C (DESF) E of Cassotto
7 15 Aug 1918 1010 66 Sopwith Camel (E1499) Albatros D.III (DESF) S of Fonzaso
8 15 Aug 1918 1015 66 Sopwith Camel (E1499) Albatros D.III (DES) SW of Fonzaso
 
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