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Name: Roy Kirkwood McConnell
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 46
Victories: 7
Born: 19 December 1898
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Died:  
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In May 1917, Roy Kirkwood McConnell joined the Royal Flying Corps and was posted to 46 Squadron on 12 November 1917. Flying the Sopwith Camel, he scored seven victories during 1918.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Roy Kirkwood McConnell. (FRANCE)
   This officer has accounted for five enemy machines—destroying two and driving down three out of control, proving himself a gallant fighting airman. He has also shown conspicuous bravery in attacking troops and transport.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 23 Mar 1918 1410 46 Sopwith Camel (C1572) Albatros D.V (OOC) Morchies
2 02 Apr 1918 1245 46 Sopwith Camel C (DES) 1 Courcelles
3 04 May 1918 1800 46 Sopwith Camel (C1643) Albatros D.V (OOC) 2 N of Bullecourt
4 08 Jul 1918 0530 46 Sopwith Camel (D9407) Fokker D.VII (OOC) 3 Fromelles
5 01 Aug 1918 1200 46 Sopwith Camel (D6693) C (DES) 4 Armentières
6 03 Aug 1918 1835 46 Sopwith Camel (D9411) Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Lens
7 08 Sep 1918 0700 46 Sopwith Camel (D6693) Rumpler C (DESF) S of Péronne

1 Shared with Capt Sydney Smith, Lt Alexander Vlasto, Lt Horace Debenham, 2Lt Donald MacLaren
2 Shared with Capt Donald MacLaren, Lt H L M Dodson (C1637)
3 Shared with Capt Donald MacLaren
4 Shared with Capt Donald MacLaren, Maj A H O'Hara-Wood (F5950), Lt L S Skerrington (B5247)
 
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