Lieutenant Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 3383 on a B.E.2c biplane at Hounslow on 31 July 1916.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Military Cross (MC)
Lt. Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery, R.F.A.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while engaged on artillery observation. He was attacked by four hostile machines, which he succeeded in driving off and continued to carry out his observations. Later, he was again, attacked by several hostile machines and succeeded in bringing one of them down. He has previously done fine work.
Capt. Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery, M.C. (R.F.A.). (FRANCE)
During recent operations this officer has displayed remarkable courage and skill in attacking hostile batteries, troops, etc., rendering valuable service in silencing the former and causing heavy casualties to the latter. In the air he is a, bold and intrepid fighter. On 30th August he and his observer, attacked by seven Fokker biplanes, drove them off, shooting down one out of control.
(M.C. gazetted 26th March, 1917.)