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Name: Kenneth Barbour Montgomery
Military Cross (MC)
Croce di Guerra (Italy)
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 45, 66
Victories: 12
Born: 22 October 1897
Place of Birth: Birkenhead, Cheshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Flying the Sopwith Camel, Kenneth Barbour Montgomery claimed 12 victories before he was shot down and captured on 22 February 1918. His tenth victory was believed to be Richard Runge or Hans von Adam.
Montgomery's Medal Group
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Kenneth Barbour Montgomery, Gen. List and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has on several occasions, during a period of three months, shot down in flames four hostile machines, three of which were large high-powered two-seaters, and has driven down out of control six enemy planes. He is a most determined scout pilot, his skill and courage being of a very high order.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 13 Jul 1917 1515 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) E of Polygon Wood
2 15 Jul 1917 1610 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter 2 Albatros D.III (OOC) Polygon Wood
3 11 Aug 1917 1915 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter 2 Albatros D.III (OOC) Comines
4 23 Aug 1917 0915 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A1053) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) Bellewaarde Lake
5 20 Sep 1917 1105 45 Sopwith Camel (B3811) Albatros D.V (OOC) Westroosebeke
6 22 Sep 1917 0855 45 Sopwith Camel Albatros D.V (OOC) Tenbrielen
7 15 Oct 1917 1650 45 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) Houthoulst Forest
8 26 Oct 1917 1025 45 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) 3 Houthoulst Forest
9 09 Nov 1917 1250 45 Sopwith Camel C (OOC) S of Becelaere
10 15 Nov 1917 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (B3929) Albatros D.V (OOC) Langemarck
11 03 Jan 1918 1340 45 Sopwith Camel (B3929) Albatros D.III (OOC) Corbelone
12 12 Jan 1918 1235 66 Sopwith Camel (B4628) Albatros D.V (OOC) 4 SE of Fonzaszo

1 Observer Sgt Wickham
2 Observer Lt W C Purvis
3 Shared with 2Lt Matthew Frew
4 Shared with 2Lt A F Lingard (B5244)
 
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