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Name: George Lawrence "Zulu" Lloyd
Military Cross (MC)
Air Force Cross (AFC)
Country: South Africa
Rank: Major
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 40, 60
Victories: 8
Born: 01 October 1892
Place of Birth: Rhodesia
Died: 15 July 1955
Place of Death: Peekskill, New York
 
 
Having served with the Staffordshire Yeomanry, George Lawrence Lloyd transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and was posted to 60 Squadron in April 1917. Flying Nieuport scouts, he scored four victories before he was reassigned to 40 Squadron as a flight commander. With this squadron, he scored four more victories before the war ended. Lloyd was married to Martha Boswell, one of the Boswell Sisters singing trio of the 1930s.
 
Military Cross (MC)
2nd Lt. (T./Capt.) George Lawrence Lloyd, Yeo., and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Single-handed, he attacked three enemy machines, one of which he brought down out of control. On another occasion he attacked four enemy machines, one of which he brought down in a steep dive. He has brought down many other enemy machines and taken part in numerous combats, displaying magnificent gallantry and skill on all occasions.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 Apr 1917 0705 60 Nieuport (A6776) Balloon (DES) NE of Boiry Notre Dame
2 29 Jun 1917 1800 60 Nieuport (B1606) Albatros D.III (DES) Douai-Estrées
3 29 Jun 1917 1815 60 Nieuport (B1606) Albatros D.III (OOC) Douai-Estrées
4 07 Jul 1917 1145 60 Nieuport (B1606) Albatros D.III (OOC) Wancourt
5 14 Jul 1917 0645 40 Nieuport (B1645) Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Douai
6 12 Aug 1917 2010 40 Nieuport (B1693) Albatros D.V (OOC) 3 mi E of Lens
7 18 Aug 1917 0815 40 Nieuport (B1645) Albatros C (DES) Fromelles
8 07 Oct 1917 0745 40 Nieuport (B3612) Albatros D.V (DES) La Bassée
 
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