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Aird, Hugh R.

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Title Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)
Official Number (nk)
Birth (nk) Death 29/05/1971
Place Toronto Place Toronto
Area ON Area ON
Country Canada Country Canada
He was the son of Sir John Aird, General Manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Lieutenant in Reserve Battalion at Shorncliffe. He was appointed as a Probationary Flight Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RNAS (With seniority dated 05/11/1915) (possibly from CEF at Shorncliffe). He was appointed as a Flight Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RNAS. He served in 4 Wing RNAS 1916. He served in 2 Wing RNAS 1916. On 10-11/02/1917 he carried out a night attack on Buk Bridge (in Greek Macedonia) and dropped three 100 pound bombs from 1500' under heavy AA fire damaging the piers of the bridge when he was flying with Flight Lieutenant J. W. Alcock. He was a Prisoner of War on 30/09/1917 at Saros Turkey (near Gallipoli) with Captain Alcock.
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown Service Aircraft Flown: Handley Page
Named Features
Hiorth, D. (1995); Grant, Scottie & Bob Murray (nd); MacFarlane, John and Robbie Hughes (1997);
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