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Name: William Geoffrey Meggitt
Military Cross (MC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 22, 25
Victories: 6
Born: 1894
Place of Birth: Newport, Monmouthshire  
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
William Geoffrey Meggitt served with the 3rd Battalion of the Welsh Regiment before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps; confirmed in the rank of Second Lieutenant on 2 November 1915; promoted to Lieutenant on 31 March 1917. He was reported missing in action on 8 November 1917 but was wounded and captured by the Germans.

Birth registry for 2nd quarter, 1894 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
 
Military Cross (MC)
Lt. William Geoffrey Meggitt, Welsh R., Spec. Res. and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst one of a patrol engaging five hostile machines. He drove down one enemy machine and then attacked another, which was seen to go down vertically. He has previously brought down three hostile machines.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 Oct 1916 0900 25 F.E.2b (7007) 1 D (DES) SW of Seclin
2 22 Oct 1916 1620 25 F.E.2b (4877) 2 D (DES) NW of Lille
3 17 Nov 1916 1300 25 F.E.2b (7022) 3 EA (DESF) 7 Vitry
4 15 Feb 1917 1630 25 F.E.2b (7686) 4 C (OOC) Avion
5 10 Oct 1917 1650 22 Bristol Fighter (B1123) 5 Albatros D.V (DES) Moorslede
6 11 Oct 1917 22 Bristol Fighter 6 Albatros D.V (OOC)  

1 Pilot Sgt William Drummond Matheson
2 Pilot 2Lt D S Johnson
3 Pilot Capt R Chadwick
4 Pilot Capt Lancelot Richardson
5 Observer AM1 A Whitehouse
6 Observer Capt F A Durrad
7 Shared with 2Lt H Dunlop & Lt Harry Scandrett (7024), 2Lt D S Johnson & Lt I Heald (6990), 2Lt H L Chadwick & 2Lt C J Butler (7025), Sgt James Green & Cpl A G Bower (4877)
 
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