Posted to 24 Squadron in 1917, Peter Aitken MacDougall scored 1 victory flying the D.H.5 and 6 victories flying the S.E.5a. He was wounded in action on 12 March 1918.
Appears as Peter Aitken McDougall in some sources. 1901 residence, Lerwick; home at enlistment, Scalloway, Shetland Islands.
Military Cross (MC)
T./2nd Lt. Peter Aitken Macdougall, Gen. List and R.F.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He always showed great initiative and skill in attacking enemy aircraft, and drove down or destroyed several enemy machines. On one occasion while on patrol he encountered three enemy two-seater machines, and, though his engine was giving trouble, ne attacked them single-handed and drove one of them down out of control, having shot the observer. On another occasion, after driving down an enemy machine, he attacked and silenced a battery of six guns which were firing on our machines. His example of pluck and determination was of the utmost value to the squadron