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Name: Ian Oliver Stead
Country: South Africa
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 22
Victories: 5
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During 1918, Ian Oliver Stead and his observers were credited with five victories. On 2 September 1918, Stead was reported missing in action when his Bristol Fighter went down near Cambrai. He and his observer survived the crash.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 May 1918 1920 22 Bristol Fighter (C4706) 1 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Merville-Bailleul
2 16 Aug 1918 1045 22 Bristol Fighter (E1330) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) SSE of Lille
3 22 Aug 1918 1910 22 Bristol Fighter 2 Halberstadt C (DES) 4 NE of Bailleul
4 31 Aug 1918 1710 22 Bristol Fighter (F4820) 3 Fokker D.VII (DES) Douai
5 02 Sep 1918 0915 22 Bristol Fighter (E2516) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Cambrai Road, Arras

1 Observer Sgt C WIlliams
2 Observer 2Lt W A Cowie
3 Observer Capt Dennis Waight
4 Shared with Capt William Harvey & Capt Dennis Waight, Lt Herbert Beddow & Lt Thomas Birmingham
 
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