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Name: Christopher McEvoy
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 39, 66
Victories: 9
Born: 02 January 1899
Place of Birth: Hendon, Middlesex
Died: 12 October 1953
Place of Death:  
 
 
The son of Rev. Cuthbert and Margaret McEvoy; Christopher McEvoy was living in Cricklewood, North London in 1910.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Christopher McEvoy.
   A gallant pilot who has destroyed six enemy machines in a few months. He displays great determination in his attacks in high or low flying, and in bombing attacks over the enemy's lines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 Mar 1918 1315 66 Sopwith Camel (B7389) Albatros D.III (OOC) Mt. Melatta
2 04 Apr 1918 0920 66 Sopwith Camel (B7389) Albatros D.III (DESF) Cismon
3 17 Apr 1918 1420 66 Sopwith Camel (B7389) Albatros D.III (DES) S of Giacomo
4 26 May 1918 0615 66 Sopwith Camel (B7353) C (DES) 1 Salina
5 21 Jun 1918 0805 66 Sopwith Camel (B5180) Albatros D.V (OOC) Feltre
6 04 Jul 1918 0815 66 Sopwith Camel (D8235) Pfalz D.III (DESF) NW of Asiago
7 21 Jul 1918 1915 66 Sopwith Camel (B2433) Albatros D.V (DES) Motta
8 01 Aug 1918 1155 66 Sopwith Camel (B2433) Albatros D.V (DES) S of Mareno-C Tron
9 01 Aug 1918 1210 66 Sopwith Camel (B2433) Albatros D.V (DES) Fontaneletto

1 Shared with Lt Harold Boysen (B5180)
 
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