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Name: Alexander Tranter
Country: Scotland
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 88
Victories: 7
Born: 07 June 1896
Place of Birth: Burghead, Moray, Scotland
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Alexander and Helen Tranter, Alexander Tranter joined the Seaforth Highlanders in 1913. An observer with 88 Squadron, he scored seven victories in the autumn of 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 14 Oct 1918 88 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) E of Lille
2 18 Oct 1918 1300 88 Bristol F.2b (E2339) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) NW of Tournai
3 18 Oct 1918 1300 88 Bristol F.2b (E2339) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) NW of Tournai
4 30 Oct 1918 0920 88 Bristol F.2b (E2339) 3 Fokker D.VII (DESF) N of Warchin
5 30 Oct 1918 0920 88 Bristol F.2b (E2339) 3 Fokker D.VII (DESF) N of Warchin
6 04 Nov 1918 1300 88 Bristol F.2b (C821) 4 Pfalz D.III (DES) Faucoucourt
7 04 Nov 1918 1300 88 Bristol F.2b (C821) 4 Pfalz D.III (DES) Faucoucourt

1 Pilot Capt William Westwood
2 Pilot Lt R H Hammer
3 Pilot Capt K R Simpson
4 Pilot Capt Allan Hepburn
 
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