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66 Squadron, RFC & RAF, 1916 to 1919

Summary life history of Officers


MacDonald, William Myron, 2/Lt
Born Canadian 04/11/1889
With 66 Squadron from 10/03/1918 to 05/11/1918 as pilot


Awarded DFC
Notes: 00/00/17 1 SoMA, 31/08/17 1 TDS, 23/10/17 94 Sqn, 21/02/18 2 (A)SoG, 07/03/18 14 Wg, 66 Squadron, 10/05/18 11 General Hospital discharged to 66 Sqn, 05/12/18 HE.


Mackereth, John, Capt
Born English 22/10/1898
With 66 Squadron from 21/07/1918 to 31/08/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 31/08/1918 in aircraft E1496

Notes: O.T.C , Royal Sussex Regt. 08/03/17 OCW, 11/05/17 SMA, 22/06/17 8 TS, 67 TS, 18/10/17 2 AD, 27/10/17 28 Sqn, 14/07/18 14 Wg, 21/07/18 66 Sqn, 31/08/18 mia, 14/12/18 4 Ambulance Train, 17/12/18 Repatriated, Hospital (PoW), 06/05/19 Eaton Square Hospital,


Marchant, Frederick Newland, 2/Lt
Born English 11/06/1898 at Bramley, Surrey
With 66 Squadron from 12/03/1918 to 06/06/1918 as pilot
RAeC Certificate 5548 dated 09/01/1918
Eventual fate kwf on 06/06/1918 in aircraft B2338

Notes: 14/05/17 Winchester, 29/06/17 SoA Reading, 14/08/17 3 TS Shoreham, 18/10/17 62 TS Dover, 20/02/18 Scout Pool Manston, 09/03/18 EF 7 Brigade, 06/06/18 kia.


Marsh, Reginald Myers, 2/Lt
Born English
With 66 Squadron from 21/01/1917 to 07/06/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 07/06/1917 in aircraft A7314

Notes: HAC (TF). 08/08/16 Oxford, 07/09/16 CFS, 19/12/16 CFS "B" Sqn FO, 20/12/16 SAF&G, 21/01/17 66 Sqn, 07/06/17 mia, pow, 04/12/18 repatriated, SE Area 204 Sqn, 18/09/19 disposal.


Matthewson, Robert William Brownlee, 2/Lt
Born Scottish 27/05/1893 at Dundee
With 66 Squadron from 30/09/1917 to 12/10/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 12/10/1917 in aircraft B1830

Notes: Enlisted ASC L/Cpl s/n ML051709, EF 30/04/15, RFC, 26/03/17 Oxford, 25/05/17 7 RS, 04/06/17 24 TS, 20/06/17 84 Sqn, 13/08/17 FO, 26/09/17 EF 66 Sqn, 12/10/17 mia pow Schweidnitz, 02/01/19 repatriated, 05/03/19 unemployed. Died Kenya 28/29/04/1960


Maud, Charles Midgley, 2/Lt
Born English 01/04/1896 at Rodley, Leeds
With 66 Squadron from 08/03/1918 to 24/02/1919 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 10/03/1974
Awarded DFC CdeG(F), Croce di Guerra
Notes: RH & RFA. 14/07/17 Reading, 21/07/17 13 TS, 03/01/17 201 TS, 26/02/18 2 SoAF&G, 04/03/018 14 Wg, 11/09/18 66 Sqn, 24/02/19,HE, 06/04/18 SE Area,07/04/18 36 TDS, 08/04/18 Unemployed List. Served WW2 retired as WgCd, Died Ripon. .


May, Geoffrey Theodore Cornelius, Lt
Born Irish
With 66 Squadron from 27/05/1918 to 20/09/1918 as pilot



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May, Lancelot Bulkeley, 2/Lt

With 66 Squadron to 14/12/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 14/12/1917 in aircraft B6425

Notes: Hit by AA fire.


McAnulty, John Thomas, 2/Lt
Born Canadian 15/01/1894 at Montreal
With 66 Squadron from 07/10/1918 to 27/04/1919 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 01/01/1977

Notes: 30/11/17 Greenwich, 02/03/18 Eastbourne, 206 TDS, 02/10/18 14 Wg, 66 Sqn, 27/04/19 HE, 13/05/19 S.E. Area


McCudden, James Byford, Capt
Born English 28/03/1895 at Gillingham
With 66 Squadron from 01/07/1918 to 14/08/1917 as pilot
RAeC Certificate 2745 dated 16/04/1916
Eventual fate kifa on 09/07/1918 in aircraft C1126
Awarded VC DSO* MC* MM
Notes: Enlisted RE s/n 20083, joined RFC 28/04/1913 s/n 892. Served with 3, 20, 29 & 56 Sqns. kwf in France enroute to take command of 60 Sqn.


McDiarmid, Harry Decew, Lt
Born Canadian 28/09/1897 at Lindsay, Ontario
With 66 Squadron from 27/05/1918 to 01/01/1919 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 01/01/1931
Awarded Croce di Guerra
Notes: 60 Bn C.F.A. 08/03/17 1 OCW, 15/06/17 2 SMA, 21/07/17 27 TS, 27/07/17 29 TS, 11/08/17 4 TS, 10/09/17 49 Sqn, 23/09/17 94 Sqn, 16/12/17 40 TS, 2 (A) SAG, 14 Wg, 45 Sqn, 66 Sqn, 07/03/19 Unemployed List.


McEvoy, Christopher, Lt
Born English 08/01/1899 at Cricklewood
With 66 Squadron from 19/01/1918 to 23/08/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 12/10/1953
Awarded DFC
Notes: 14/05/17 20 OCW, 29/06/17 2 SMA, 04/08/17 CFS Instructor, 27/09/17 86 Squadron, 17/12/17 42 TS, 19/01/18 14 Wg. 26/02/18 Wounded accidentally


McInnis, Thomas John, 2/Lt
Born Canadian 10/07/1893 at Grey City, Ontario
With 66 Squadron from 18/08/1917 to 15/10/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate wia on 15/10/1917 in aircraft B2220

Notes: 95th Saskatoon Rifles. 217 Bn, 15 Res. Bn CEF. 25/02/17 1 SoA, 11/04/17 Vendome, Egypt, 31/05/17 36 TS, 45 TS, 20/07/17 81 Sqn, 18/08/17 EF 66 Sqn, 09/09/17 Hospital, 26/10/17 wia, 01/04/18 SW Area, 07/05/18 6 SoA, 16/11/18 Resigns, 18/11/18 soc.


Menzies, Robert, 2/Lt
Born Scottish 20/09/1898 at Stirling
With 66 Squadron from 15/09/1918 to 26/06/1919 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 14/12/1978
Awarded MID (WW2)
Notes: Group Captain RAF June 1941


Mercer, Arthur Laurence, Lt
Born Canadian
With 66 Squadron from 19/02/1918 to 21/04/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate wia on 18/02/1918

Notes: 24 Bn Canadian I.F.04/05/17 Reading, 08/05/17 3 RS, 26/05/17 42 RS, 08/06/17 Injured, 23/06/17 N.E. Officers Pool, 18/07/17 42 TS, 18/09/17 Group Pool, 20/01/18 42 TS F.O. 18/02/18 7 Brigade/14 Wing, 21/04/18 H.E.


Milligan, David Shibley, 2/Lt
Born Canadian 21/08/1890
With 66 Squadron from 30/09/1917 to 14/10/1917 as pilot



Notes: C.E.F. Infantry 21. 15/02/17 Reading,Brooklands, 21/03/17 Lydd Art- Coop, 00/00/17 63 TS, 02/05/17 26 RS, 45 TS F.O. 25/07/17, 26/09/17 EF 66 Sqn, 14/10/17 HE, 0/02/18, 7 AA Park Ferry Pilot Delivery Pilot. 0


Milner, John William, 2/Lt

With 66 Squadron from 13/10/1917



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Montgomery, Clark Cairnforth Stitzel, Lt
Born Canadian 19/04/1895 at Toronto
With 66 Squadron from 30/01/1917 to 14/08/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate Killed on 14/08/1917
Awarded MC, Croce di Guerra
Notes: 50 Regt. Gordon Highlanders of Canada 1914, 67 Bn CEF 1915. 05/08/16 Oxford, CFS, 7 RS, 62 RS, 06/12/16 FO, 09/12/16 40 Sqn, 30/12/16 SoAF&G, 30/01/17 66 Sqn,17/03/17 EF, 14/08/17 killed.


Montgomery, Kenneth Barbour, Capt
Born English 22/10/1898 at Oxfordshire
With 66 Squadron from 05/01/1918 to 22/02/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 22/02/1918 in aircraft B4628
Awarded MC, CdeG(F)
Notes: 05/13 Sgt Rugby OTC, Cheshire Regt, 3/AM RFC s/n 62560, 01/02/17 OCW Denham, 02/03/17 2 So A, 48 RS, 29/05/17 81 Sqn App F.O, 13/06/17 45 Sqn, 05/01/18 66 Sqn, 22/02/18 pow, escaped 06/11/18, 23/12/18 14 Wg, 21/01/19 4 TDS, 11/02/19 discharged.


Moody, Henry Michael, 2/Lt
Born English 02/09/1898 at Oxfordshire
With 66 Squadron from 22/02/1918 to 28/02/1918 as Pilot

Eventual fate kifa on 23/04/1931
Awarded MC
Notes: 45 Sqn temp loan. Killed in air crash along with AVM Fenton Vesey Holt GMG, DSO


Morley, Cecil Charles, Capt
Born English 19/12/1895 at Great Brington
With 66 Squadron from 01/02/1917 to 28/02/1918 as pilot
RAeC Certificate 2938 dated 23/05/1916
Eventual fate died on 26/06/1971
Awarded OBE
Notes: 17/06/16 Oxford, 05/07/16 14 RS, 23/08/16 58 Sqn, 28 RS, 43 RS, 12/02/17 1 SoAG, 17/03/17 66 Sqn, 29/02/18 HE, Hon Air Comm PI No 192483 with RAF in Germany 1950's.


Moss, John Owen
Born English 04/01/1894
With 66 Squadron from 30/09/1917 to 11/02/1918 as pilot



Notes: 09/04/17 Denham, 11/05/17 Oxford, 22/06/17 27 TS, 13/07/17 28 Sqn, 25/07/17 55 TS, 08/09/17 72 Sqn, 08/09/17 Appointed FO, 19/09/17 Turnberry, 30/09/17 66 Sqn, 12/02/18 Hospital.


Musker, Percy, Capt
Born English 13/06/1883 at Derbyshire
With 66 Squadron from 01/11/1916 as Recording Officer



Notes: Capt. Norfolk Yeomanry. 00/11/16 66 Sqn, 00/10/17 HQ Trn Bde 18 Wg, 06/03/18 BEF 54 Wg, 13/07/19 91 Wg, 23/07/19 HE.


 

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