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Name: Malcolm Charles McGregor
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar Malcolm McGregor
Country: New Zealand
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 51, 85, 91
Victories: 11
Born: 04 March 1896
Place of Birth: Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Died: 19 February 1936 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Wellington, New Zealand
 
 
A farmer from Hunterville, Malcolm Charles McGregor received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 3584 on a Curtiss Flying Boat at New Zealand Flying School, Kohimarama on 9 September 1916. Post-war, he was a frequent competitor in long distance air races. He was killed in a crash at the Wellington airport whilst trying to land during a gale.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lt. (T./Capt.) Malcolm Charles McGregor.
   On the 22nd August this officer displayed great gallantry and skill in an engagement between six of our scouts and a similar number of the enemy; all the latter were accounted for, Captain McGregor driving down one out of control. In all he has seven enemy aircraft to his credit—four destroyed and three driven down out of control.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Jun 1917 1200 54 Sopwith Pup (A6192) Albatros D.III (DES) SW of Cambrai
2 29 May 1918 2030 85 S.E.5a C (OOC) Armentières
3 01 Jun 1918 2010 85 S.E.5a (C6472) Pfalz D.III (OOC) La Gorgue
4 01 Jun 1918 2010 85 S.E.5a (C6472) Pfalz D.III (OOC) La Gorgue
5 27 Jun 1918 0915 85 S.E.5a (C1931) C (DES) Erquinghem
6 24 Jul 1918 1045 85 S.E.5a (D6923) Fokker D.VII (OOC) SE of Kemmel
7 24 Jul 1918 1050 85 S.E.5a (D6923) Fokker D.VII (DES) SE of Kemmel
8 03 Aug 1918 0810 85 S.E.5a (E3922) Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Bailleul
9 22 Aug 1918 1650 85 S.E.5a (D6955) Fokker D.VII (DES) NW of Péronne
10 08 Oct 1918 1300 85 S.E.5a (C1143) Balloon (DES) E of Maretz
11 23 Oct 1918 0945 85 S.E.5a (C1143) C (DES) Foret Englefontaine
 
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