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Name: Thomas Montagu Harries
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Thomas Montagu Harries
Country: Scotland
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 24, 45
Victories: 11
Born: 16 October 1888
Place of Birth: Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Corporal Thomas Montagu Harries received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 6141 on 30 November 1917.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
2nd Lieut. Thomas Montagu Harries (24th Squadron). (FRANCE)
   A fearless and gallant officer. On 12th October, whilst flying at 100 feet altitude, he observed 12 enemy machine guns in action. Diving, he attacked them, silencing eight, and compelling the other four to limber up and withdraw.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 May 1917 1755 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 1 Albatros D.III (DESF) W of Menin
2 12 May 1917 1030 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 1 Albatros C (CAP) 2 mi E of Armentières
3 03 Jun 1917 1815 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 2 Albatros D.III (DES) SE of Quesnoy
4 07 Jul 1917 1700 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 3 Albatros D.V (DESF) 1 mi N of Wervicq
5 07 Jul 1917 1700 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Wervicq
6 07 Jul 1917 1700 45 Sopwith 1½ Strutter (A963) 3 Albatros D.V (OOC) Wervicq
7 08 Aug 1918 1945 24 S.E.5a (C8844) LVG C (DES) Meharicourt
8 10 Aug 1918 0750 24 S.E.5a (C8844) Fokker D.VII (OOC) 4 NE of Rosières
9 19 Aug 1918 1130 24 S.E.5a (E6006) Fokker D.VII (OOC) Fresnoy
10 30 Aug 1918 0630 24 S.E.5a (E6006) Albatros C (DES) 5 Bus
11 29 Oct 1918 1500 24 S.E.5a (F5459) C (DES) 6 Bois l'Evegne

1 Pilot 2Lt J Johnstone
2 Pilot 2Lt R S Watt
3 Pilot Sgt Yeomans
4 Shared with Capt Wifred Selwyn, Lt William Lambert, 2Lt Hilbert Bair
5 Shared with Lt Horace Barton, 2Lt Hilbert Bair
6 Shared with Capt Walter Longton, Lt H V Evans
 
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