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Name: Norman MacMillan
Military Cross (MC)
Air Force Cross (AFC)
Norman MacMillan
Country: Scotland
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 45
Victories: 9
Born: 09 August 1892
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: 05 August 1976
Place of Death: Truro, Cornwall, England
The son of John Campbell and Jeanie (Hamilton) MacMillan, Norman MacMillan was educated at Allan Glen's School and the Royal Technical College. From 1914 to 1916 he served with the Glasgow Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry in Belgium and France until September 1916. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in 1916 and was a Flight Officer on 27 February 1917. On 28 March 1917, Captain MacMillan received Royal Aero Club Competitor's Certificate 7823. Post-war he was a well known test pilot in the United Kingdom and served with the Royal Air Force during World War II. He retired with the rank of Wing Commander in 1958.

BBC: The Great War Interviews - Norman MacMillan
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. (T./Capt.) Norman MacMillan, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has shot down in flames three enemy planes, and has driven down out of control six other machines. He has by his skill and courage afforded, a magnificent example to all ranks with whom he has come into contact.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Jun 1917 1015 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) Menin
2 21 Aug 1917 1025 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (B2583) 2 DFW C (DESF) E of Ploegsteert Wood
3 25 Aug 1917 1930 45 Sopwith Camel (B3917) Albatros D.III (OOC) Polygon Wood
4 03 Sep 1917 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (B6236) Albatros D.III (DESF) Tenbrielen
5 10 Sep 1917 1720 45 Sopwith Camel (B6236) DFW C (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
6 11 Sep 1917 1525 45 Sopwith Camel Fokker DR.I (OOC) E of Langemarck
7 11 Sep 1917 1525 45 Sopwith Camel Fokker DR.I (OOC) E of Langemarck
8 15 Oct 1917 1150 45 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
9 20 Oct 1917 1240 45 Sopwith Camel Albatros D.V (DESF) Kastelhoek

1 Observer 2Lt P F Webb
2 Observer 2Lt R S V Morris
Offensive Patrol
The Story of the RNAS, RFC and RAF in Italy, 1917-18; Norman Macmillan / Unknown Binding / Jarrold
Into the Blue (Literature and History of Aviation Series)
Norman MacMillan / Hardcover / Ayer Co Pub 1971
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