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Name: George Arthur "Milford" Hyde
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 54
Victories: 5
Born: 1893
Place of Birth: Yorkshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
George Arthur Hyde was awarded the Military Cross while serving with the 10th Battalion of the King's Rifle Corps. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and was posted to 54 Squadron where he scored 5 victories in 1917 flying the Sopwith Pup.

Birth registered in the 3rd quarter of 1893; living in Easingwold, Yorkshire when he enlisted.
 
Military Cross (MC)
Temp. 2nd Lt. George Arthur Hyde, 10th Bn., K. R. Rif. C.
   For conspicuous gallantry. While creeping up to attack an enemy working party he met an enemy patrol, which he opened fire on at very close range. Finally his own party came under heavy fire and suffered casualties. He brought in one wounded man, and then at once organised a relief party which brought in the remainder.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Mar 1917 1135 54 Sopwith Pup C (OOC) E of Roye
2 30 Apr 1917 0630 54 Sopwith Pup (A649) Albatros D.III (OOC) Walincourt
3 12 Aug 1917 54 Sopwith Pup Albatros D.III (OOC)  
4 24 Sep 1917 1240 54 Sopwith Pup (A6156) Albatros D.V (OOC) Mannekensvere
5 18 Oct 1917 1430 54 Sopwith Pup (B1792) Albatros D.V (DES) Leke

1 Shared with 2Lt N A Phillips, Capt A G Pixley and 2Lt J W Sheridan
2 Shared with 2Lt Gibbes
3 Shared with Capt F J Morse (B1792)
4 Shared with 2Lt Michael Gonne (A6215)
 
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