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Name: Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery
Military Cross (MC)
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar
Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 9, 52, 59
Victories: 6
Born: 26 March 1894
Place of Birth: Ambala City, India
Died: April 1959
Place of Death: Lanner, Cornwall
 
 
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. and R.F.C.
   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.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
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.)
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 25 Jan 1917 1230 52 R.E.8 (A81) 1 Two-seater (CAP) Morlancourt
2 14 Feb 1917 1350 52 B.E.2e (6755) 2 Albatros D.III (OOC) St. Pierre V
3 30 Aug 1918 1120 59 R.E.8 (B5892) 3 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Beugnâtre
4 08 Sep 1918 0635 59 R.E.8 (C2337) 3 Halberstadt C (DES)  
5 24 Sep 1918 1810 59 R.E.8 (C2407) 4 Halberstadt C (DES) Gonnelieu
6 28 Sep 1918 0700 59 R.E.8 (C2537) 3 Halberstadt C (DES) La Vacquerie

1 Observer 2Lt H A D MacKay
2 Observer 2Lt M A S Vaile
3 Observer Lt J B V Clements
4 Observer Lt R N Ireland
 
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