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Name: Albert Gregory Waller
Military Cross (MC) Albert Gregory Waller
Country: Ireland
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 18, 55
Victories: 11
Born: 15 October 1890
Place of Birth: Galway, Ireland
Died: 1967
Place of Death: Beechmount, Limerick, Ireland
 
 
The son of Francis Albert and Frances (Otway) Waller, Albert Gregory Waller served with the Army Service Corps before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. Capt. Waller received Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificate 4015 on a Henri Farman biplane at Military School, Joyce Green on 3 December 1916. After three months with 55 Squadron, he was posted to 18 Squadron as a flight commander. In the spring of 1918, he and his observers scored 11 victories flying the D.H.4. He was transferred to the unemployed list on 3 February 1919.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Capt. Albert Gregory Waller, Gen. List, and R.A.F.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has led fifteen successful bombing raids, twenty-two low bombing and reconnaissance flights and eight successful photographic flights. In addition he has destroyed five enemy machines. As a flight commander he has shown initiative and enterprise both in the air and on the ground, and the excellent work done by the flight under his command is entirely due to his fine example and untiring energy.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Mar 1918 1125 18 D.H.4 (A7798) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Carvin
2 10 Mar 1918 1215 18 D.H.4 (A7770) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Carvin-Fromelles
3 15 Mar 1918 1245 18 D.H.4 (A8076) 2 Pfalz D.III (OOC) Avelin
4 12 Apr 1918 1025 18 D.H.4 3 Pfalz D.III (DESF) 7 Estaires
5 12 Apr 1918 1025 18 D.H.4 3 Pfalz D.III (OOC) 7 Estaires
6 14 May 1918 1800 18 D.H.4 (A8000) 4 Fokker D.VII (DES) Merville
7 16 May 1918 1350 18 D.H.4 (A8041) 4 Fokker DR.I (OOC) Neuf Berquin
8 19 May 1918 1200 18 D.H.4 5 Albatros D.V (OOC) 8 Douai
9 25 May 1918 1130 18 D.H.4 5 Albatros D.V (OOC) Courrières
10 30 May 1918 2030 18 D.H.4 (A8018) 6 Fokker D.VII (DESF) Bac St. Maur
11 30 May 1918 2050 18 D.H.4 (A8018) 6 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bac St. Maur

1 Observer Sgt M B Kilroy
2 Observer Lt J M Brisbane
3 Observer 2Lt J Waugh
4 Observer Capt F T R Kempster
5 Observer 2Lt Ayres
6 Observer 2Lt Basil Blackett
7 Shared with Lt F J Morgan & Sgt M B Kilroy, 2Lt Herbert Gould & Capt M S E Archibald and Lt Alfred Atkey & Sgt H Hammond
8 Shared with 2Lt A Green & 2Lt F Loly and 2Lt G Darville & Lt E Collis
 
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