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Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor
Birth: Sep. 4, 1894, South Africa
Death: Jun. 21, 1921
Upavon
Wiltshire, England

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. He served as a Flight Lieutenant in the 84th Fighter Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. In airways over Cesson-Sévigné, France, between the dates of August 8, to October 8, 1918, Flight Lieutenant Beauchamp-Proctor was credited with 54 air combat victories to include 28 German aircraft, 26 kite balloons and destroyed countless enemy ground positions. For most prestigious gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Captain and awarded the Victoria Cross on November 30, 1918, He was South Africa's leading ace of World War I and the first South African aviator to be vested the Victoria Cross. After the war he was an instructor at Central Flying School, Upavon, England, where he was killed in a flying accident at age 26. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Mafeking Cemetery
Mafeking
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
North-West, South Africa
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2005
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Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor
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Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014
Rest in Peace, beloved pilot. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014
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