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Name: Herbert George Hegarty
Military Cross [MC]
Country: Ireland
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 60
Victories: 8
Born: 1882
Place of Birth: Ireland
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Herbert George Hegarty scored 8 victories flying the S.E.5a with 60 Squadron.

U.S./Canada Border Crossing record for "Herbert G. HEGARTY," born 1882, Ireland; crossed from Vancouver, British Columbia to the U.S. on 4 April 1917; his residence was listed as Hong Kong.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Herbert George Hegarty, R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on offensive patrols. During recent operations he destroyed four enemy machines and drove down two. He is a bold and fearless pilot, and has done splendid work.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 28 Jan 1918 1320 60 S.E.5a (B626) Albatros D.V (OOC) Kortemarck
2 04 Feb 1918 1125 60 S.E.5a (B626) Albatros D.V (DESF) 1 Zonnebeke
3 18 Feb 1918 1230 60 S.E.5a (C9536) Albatros D.V (OOC) Staden
4 30 Mar 1918 1110 60 S.E.5a (C5381) Albatros D.V (DES) S of Albert
5 14 May 1918 0730 60 S.E.5a (B190) Albatros C (DES) Moreuil
6 16 May 1918 0845 60 S.E.5a (B190) LVG C (DES) 2 Fampoux
7 30 Jun 1918 0510 60 S.E.5a (D5992) Albatros D.V (DES) Rainecourt
8 01 Jul 1918 0840 60 S.E.5a (D5992) Halberstadt C (DES) Bray

1 Shared with Lt H D Crompton (B545)
2 Shared with John Griffith
 
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