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Name: Malcolm "Mac" McCall
Malcolm McCall
Country: Scotland
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 20
Victories: 6
Born: 16 January 1897
Place of Birth: Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: 1976
Place of Death: Rhodesia
 
 
The son of Malcolm and Florence McCall, Malcolm McCall joined the Royal Scots Fusiliers and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 18 September 1914. After he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps, he was posted to 20 Squadron and promoted to temporary Lieutenant on 1 July 1917. Five days later, he scored his first victory flying an F.E.2d. But soon after, on 21 July 1917, he was wounded and his observer, Lt. Ralph McKenzie Madill, was killed when their two-seater (A1865) was shot down. On 27 July 1917, he was promoted to Lieutenant with precedence from 1 June 1916. Returning to his squadron in 1918, McCall scored five more victories flying Bristol Fighters with his observer, Clement Boothroyd. Post-war, he emigrated to Rhodesia.

AIR 76/312/182
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Jul 1917 1830 20 F.E.2d (A6498) Albatros D.V (DESF) 1 Comines
2 20 Sep 1918 1020 20 Bristol Fighter (D7915) Fokker D.VII (DES) 2 E of Longchamps
3 20 Sep 1918 1025 20 Bristol Fighter (D7915) Fokker D.VII (OOC) 2 N of Longchamps
4 25 Sep 1918 1830 20 Bristol Fighter (E2568) Fokker D.VII (DESF) 2 Estrées
5 27 Sep 1918 1030 20 Bristol Fighter (E2470) Fokker D.VII (DES) 2 W of Bernot
6 29 Sep 1918 1030 20 Bristol Fighter (E2470) Fokker D.VII (DES) 2 Lehancourt

1 Observer Lt Melville Waddington
2 Observer Lt Clement Boothroyd
 
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