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Name: Harry Coleman Smith
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Unit: 213 (RAF)
Victories: 5
Born: 1899
Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Smith joined the Royal Naval Air Service in June 1917. He was wounded in action on 14 October 1918. Though recommended for a Distiguished Flying Cross, he did not receive it.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Aug 1918 1650 213 Sopwith Camel (D3341) LVG C (DES) 1 S of Zevecote
2 15 Sep 1918 1400 213 Sopwith Camel (D3378) Rumpler C (DES) 2 Ostend
3 18 Sep 1918 1050 213 Sopwith Camel (D3378) Balloon (DES) 3 La Barriere
4 14 Oct 1918 0630 213 Sopwith Camel (D3400) LVG C (DES)  E of Gits
5 09 Nov 1918 1030 213 Sopwith Camel (D3400) Fokker D.VII (DES) 10 mi NE of Gits

1 Shared with Capt Colin Brown, Lt David Ingalls
2 Shared with Lt David Ingalls
3 Shared with Lt David Ingalls, Lt George Hodson
 
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