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Second Lieutenant George Orme Smart, No 60 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps.


The Red Baron was the most famous pilot of the Great War. On 7 April 1917 he shot down his 37th victim. Second Lieutenant George Orme Smart was born on 17 August 1886, a native of Kersal, Manchester. In 1915 he joined the RFC as a Private, and subsequently learned to fly at his own expense before gaining Royal Aero Club Certificate No 3707. He was…