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Name: Hector Omdurman MacDonald
Country: South Africa
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 84
Victories: 7
Born: 29 June 1899
Place of Birth: Cape Town, Western Cape
Died: 02 December 1943 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: European Public Cemetery, Takoradi, Ghana
 
 
Hector Omdurman MacDonald was commissioned on 20 July 1917 and posted to 84 Squadron on 3 February 1918. Flying the S.E.5a, he was credited with six victories before he was injured in a crash on 6 July 1918. Several months later, he returned to duty and scored his final victory on 30 October 1918. After the war, MacDonald returned to South Africa and became a sugar grower. During World War II, he was killed in a crash while serving as an armaments officer in the South African Air Force.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Apr 1918 1120 84 S.E.5a (C6465) C (CAP) 1 N of Hangard
2 17 May 1918 1330 84 S.E.5a (C6465) Albatros D.V (OOC) Hangest
3 19 May 1918 1330 84 S.E.5a (C9519) Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Villers Brettoneaux
4 19 May 1918 1835 84 S.E.5a (C9519) Albatros D.V (DES) 2 SE of Villers Brettoneaux
5 19 May 1918 1835 84 S.E.5a (C9519) Albatros D.V (DES) 2 SE of Villers Brettoneaux
6 28 May 1918 1330 84 S.E.5a (C6455) Albatros D.V (OOC) S of Villers Brettoneaux
7 30 Oct 1918 0930 84 S.E.5a (E6008) Fokker D.VII (DES) 2 mi W of Leunelle

1 Shared with Lt Jens Larson, Lt Charles Stubbs, Lt Hugh Saunders
2 Shared with Capt Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor, Lt B Oliver (C9519), 2Lt E E Biccard (C6442)
 
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