George Chisholm MacKay

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George Chisholm MacKay
Born 17 May 1898
Sunderland, Ontario
Died 4 September 1973 (aged 75)
Etobicoke, Ontario
Allegiance George V[1]
Service/branch Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Years of service 1916 - 1918
Rank Captain
Unit No. 13 Squad RNAS/No. 213 Squadron RAF
Battles/wars First World War
Awards Distinguished Flying Cross
Order of Leopold (Belgium)
Légion d'honneur (France)
Croix de Guerre

George Chisholm MacKay DFC (17 May 1898 – 4 September 1973) was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 18 victories.[2]


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  1. ^ Canadian airmen were required to complete an Attestation Paper in which they declared an oath of allegiance to King George the Fifth and agreed to serve in any arm of the service for the duration of the war between Great Britain and Germany. aerodrome.com
  2. ^ http://www.theaerodrome.com

Websites[edit]

"WWI Aces of Canada". www.theaerodrome.com. Retrieved 14 June 2008.