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Name: George Donald Tod
Gordon Tod
Country: United States
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 65
Victories: 5
Born: 15 January 1898
Place of Birth: New York, New York, USA
Place of Death:  
A Sopwith Camel pilot, George Donald Tod was the son of Thomas Donald Tod. He scored five victories before he was shot down near Vauxvillers on 9 August 1918. Badly wounded, he crashed behind the British lines.

Pre-war residence was Summit, New Jersey; 1920 residence was Manhattan, New York.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 May 1918 1940 65 Sopwith Camel (D1921) Albatros D.V (OOC) E of Villers-Brettoneaux
2 15 May 1918 0840 65 Sopwith Camel (D1921) Albatros D.V (DES) SE of Villers-Brettoneaux
3 03 Jun 1918 1305 65 Sopwith Camel (D1921) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Villers-Brettoneaux
4 08 Aug 1918 1225 65 Sopwith Camel (D1810) Fokker D.VII (CAP) Proyart
5 08 Aug 1918 1225 65 Sopwith Camel (D1810) Fokker D.VII (CAP) Proyart

1 Shared with Lt Joseph White, Lt Eric Brookes, Lt F Edsted, Lt C Tolley, Lt D Oxley
American Aces of World War 1
by Norman Franks, Harry Dempsey (Illustrator) / Paperback / Osprey Publishing (September 25, 2001)
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
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