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Name: Garnet Francis Malley
Military Cross (MC)
Air Force Cross (AFC)
Garnet Malley
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Australian Flying Corps
Units: 4 (AFC)
Victories: 6
Born: November 1892
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Died:  
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After serving with the Australian Artillery, Garnet Francis Malley transferred to the Australian Flying Corps. In 1918, he was posted to 4 Squadron in France where he flew the Sopwith Camel and was credited with six victories. In 1930 he went to China and served as an aviation advisor to Chiang Kai-Shek.
 
Military Cross (MC)
Lt. (T./Capt.) Garnet Francis Malley, Aust. F.C., attd. R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When on offensive and low-flying patrol he attacked one of two hostile scouts, which eventually turned over and fell out of control, being seen to crash by another pilot. Later, a general engagement ensued with four enemy scouts, one of which he attacked, with the result that it fell completely out of control and crashed. Prior to this occasion he had also shot down out of control another hostile machine. His courage and able leadership have resulted in his patrol carrying out excellent work under the most adverse conditions.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 16 Mar 1918 1000 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (B2488) Pfalz D.III (OOC) Annoeullin
2 23 Mar 1918 1630 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (B2488) Albatros D.V (DES) Vaulx
3 23 Mar 1918 1630 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (B2488) Albatros D.V (DES) Vaulx
4 15 May 1918 1700 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (C8261) C (DES) Bac St. Maur
5 30 May 1918 1657 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (D6806) Balloon (DES) Estaires
6 01 Jun 1918 1530 4 (AFC) Sopwith Camel (D6600) Pfalz D.III (DES) Bac St. Maur
 
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