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Name: William Harry Bland
Croix de Guerre [France] William Harry Bland
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 65
Victories: 7
Born: 06 June 1898
Place of Birth: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: 24 October 1962
Place of Death: Vancouver, British Columbia
 
 
William Harry Bland joined the Royal Flying Corps in January 1918 and was posted to 65 Squadron. Flying the Sopwith Camel, he downed seven Fokker D.VIIs.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Sep 1918 1345 65 Sopwith Camel (F6154) Fokker D.VII (OOC) E of Ostend
2 04 Oct 1918 1750 65 Sopwith Camel (E1415) Fokker D.VII (DES) Lendelede
3 04 Oct 1918 1750 65 Sopwith Camel (E1415) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Lendelede
4 30 Oct 1918 1320 65 Sopwith Camel (E7160) Fokker D.VII (OOC) W of Audenarde
5 30 Oct 1918 1320 65 Sopwith Camel (E7160) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Audenarde
6 04 Nov 1918 0855 65 Sopwith Camel (E7160) Fokker D.VII (OOC) SE of Ghent
7 04 Nov 1918 0855 65 Sopwith Camel (E7160) Fokker D.VII (DESF) SE of Ghent
 
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