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Name: David MacKay McGoun
Military Cross (MC)
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 20, 22
Victories: 9
Born: 04 December 1892
Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
After serving with the 24th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, David MacKay McGoun transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in October 1916. Serving first with 20 Squadron and later with 22 Squadron as a flight commander, he scored nine victories flying the Bristol Fighter.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Capt. David Mackay McGoun, R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as a leader of offensive patrols. It is entirely due to his determination and skill that his patrol has destroyed many enemy machines. His consistent keenness, his gallantry, and untiring energy have at all times set a magnificent example to all the pilots and observers in his squadron. He has personally destroyed many hostile machines, never hesitating to attack, and on all occasions displaying a fighting spirit which has earned the admiration of all in contact with him.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Oct 1917 1310 20 Bristol F.2b (A7250) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) SW of Roulers
2 25 Jan 1918 1240 20 Bristol F.2b (C4836) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) Stadenburg
3 25 Jan 1918 1240 20 Bristol F.2b (C4836) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Stadenburg
4 30 Jan 1918 1425 20 Bristol F.2b (C4828) 2 Albatros D.V (DES) W of Zedelghem
5 17 Feb 1918 1130 20 Bristol F.2b (C4826) 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Moorslede
6 23 Mar 1918 1100 22 Bristol F.2b (C4828) 4 Albatros D.V (OOC) Auchy en Artois
7 25 Mar 1918 0825 22 Bristol F.2b (C4828) 4 Albatros D.V (DES) St. Ledger
8 25 Mar 1918 0825 22 Bristol F.2b (C4828) 4 Albatros D.V (OOC) St. Ledger
9 12 Apr 1918 0900 22 Bristol F.2b (B1253) 4 C (DES) Laventie

1 Observer 2Lt N Couve
2 Observer 2Lt Cyril Agelasto
3 Observer 2Lt Stanley Masding
4 Observer 2Lt F N Harrison
 
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