Major George Lawrence Lloyd was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories. Lloyd never quite became an ace in any squadron, though he was an ace overall. He became a balloon buster for his first victory piloting a Nieuport for 60 Squadron; he destroyed the observation balloon on 22 April 1917. He followed that up by destroying an Albatros D.III and driving two others down out of control. His fourth and last victory for 60 Squadron took place on 7 July 1917. One week later, he scored his first of four victories as a Flight Commander in 40 Squadron. By the time he finished this second quartet on 7 October 1917, his overall tally was two Albatros fighters and a two-seater reconnaissance plane destroyed, four Albatros fighters driven down out of control, and a balloon destr

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  • Major George Lawrence Lloyd was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories. Lloyd never quite became an ace in any squadron, though he was an ace overall. He became a balloon buster for his first victory piloting a Nieuport for 60 Squadron; he destroyed the observation balloon on 22 April 1917. He followed that up by destroying an Albatros D.III and driving two others down out of control. His fourth and last victory for 60 Squadron took place on 7 July 1917. One week later, he scored his first of four victories as a Flight Commander in 40 Squadron. By the time he finished this second quartet on 7 October 1917, his overall tally was two Albatros fighters and a two-seater reconnaissance plane destroyed, four Albatros fighters driven down out of control, and a balloon destroyed. (en)
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  • 1892-10-1
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  • 1955-7-15
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  • Peekskill, New York State, USA
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  • South African World War I flying ace (en)
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  • Major George Lawrence Lloyd was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories. Lloyd never quite became an ace in any squadron, though he was an ace overall. He became a balloon buster for his first victory piloting a Nieuport for 60 Squadron; he destroyed the observation balloon on 22 April 1917. He followed that up by destroying an Albatros D.III and driving two others down out of control. His fourth and last victory for 60 Squadron took place on 7 July 1917. One week later, he scored his first of four victories as a Flight Commander in 40 Squadron. By the time he finished this second quartet on 7 October 1917, his overall tally was two Albatros fighters and a two-seater reconnaissance plane destroyed, four Albatros fighters driven down out of control, and a balloon destr (en)
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  • George Lloyd (aviator) (en)
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