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Name: Roderick McDonald
Roderick McDonald [Thanks to Dr. David G. Styles]
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 8N (RNAS)
208 (RAF)
Victories: 8
Born: 31 October 1893
Place of Birth: St. Joseph, Nova Scotia
Died: 08 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Provin
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
Posted to 8 Naval Squadron in 1917, McDonald scored 8 victories before his Sopwith Camel was shot down over Provin by Jasta 43.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 May 1917 0750 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5472) Albatros D.III (DES) 1 Douai
2 24 May 1917 0835 8N Sopwith Triplane (N5472) Albatros D.V (OOC) 1 Willerval
3 28 May 1917 2030 8N Sopwith Triplane (N6301) Albatros D.III (OOC) W of Douai
4 20 Jul 1917 1840 8N Sopwith Camel (N6375) DFW C (DES) 2 Lens
5 27 Jul 1917 1600 8N Sopwith Camel (N6375) C (DES) 3 Loos
6 19 Aug 1917 0850 8N Sopwith Camel (N6375) DFW C (OOC) 4 E of Lens
7 05 Feb 1918 1245 8N Sopwith Camel (N6387) Albatros D.V (DES) 5 S of Pont a Vendin
8 21 Apr 1918 0935 208 Sopwith Camel (D1852) C (DES) SW of Henin-Lietard

1 Shared with FLt Charles Booker
2 Shared with FCdr Robert Little, FSL J H Thompson, FSL W M Davidson (N6376)
3 Shared with FCdr Robert Little
4 Shared with FLt Ronald Thornely, FSL William Jordan, FSL J H Thompson (N6378)
5 Shared with FSL Harold Day, FSL Wilfred Sneath, FSL Herbert Fowler
 
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