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Name: John Henry Smith
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 46
Victories: 8
Born: 09 March 1894
Place of Birth: Deseronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1959
Place of Death: Forest Hills, New York, USA
 
 
The son of Oliver and Matilda (Sanderson) Smith, John Henry Smith joined the Royal Flying Corps on 29 June 1917. Posted to 46 Squadron on 3 March 1918, he scored eight victories as a Sopwith Camel pilot.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 23 Mar 1918 0930 46 Sopwith Camel (C1685) Albatros C (OOC) 1 N of Croisilles
2 23 Mar 1918 1800 46 Sopwith Camel (C1685) Albatros D.V (DES) Vaux
3 02 Apr 1918 1315 46 Sopwith Camel (C1617) Balloon (DES) 2  
4 02 May 1918 1700 46 Sopwith Camel (C1575) Pfalz D.III (OOC) 3 Estaires
5 06 May 1918 1800 46 Sopwith Camel DFW C (CAP) 4 St. Venant
6 09 May 1918 1200 46 Sopwith Camel (C1575) Fokker DR.I (DES) 5 S of Lestrem
7 22 May 1918 1815 46 Sopwith Camel (D6509) Albatros D.V (OOC) Richebourg St. Vaast
8 22 May 1918 1815 46 Sopwith Camel (D6509) Albatros D.V (OOC) Richebourg St. Vaast

1 Shared with 2Lt Donald MacLaren, 2Lt H P Blakely (B5435)
2 Shared with 2Lt Donald MacLaren
3 Shared with Capt Cecil Marchant
4 Shared with Capt Donald MacLaren, Capt Cecil Marchant, Lt Victor Yeates, 2Lt H T W Manwaring
5 Shared with Lt H L M Dodson (C1643)
 
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