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MAJ Edward Corringham "Mick" Mannock
Birth: May 24, 1887
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Jul. 26, 1918
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Ballincollig, Ireland he served as a Major commander of the 85 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. After fifty-eight confirmed air victories, Major Mannock offered to help a new arrival pilot 2nd Lieutenant Donald Inglis, obtain his first victory on a mission July 26, 1918. After shooting down a German Albatros D-II fighter behind the German front-line, the two men headed for home. While crossing the trenches at Doulieu, France, the two British fighters were met with a massive volley of ground-fire. The engine of Major Mannock's aircraft was hit, immediately caught fire and crashed in flames behind German lines. For devotion to duty and self-sacrifice, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross presented to his father at Buckingham Palace in July 1919. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Arras Flying Services Memorial *
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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Record added: Aug 22, 2004
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MAJ Edward Corringham Mick Mannock
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Sep. 5, 2017

- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 24, 2017
Major MANNOCK is regarded as being one of the world's first theorists of aviation tactics, famous for his prudent but aggressive leadership in the air. (This is one, of the 888,246 ceramic poppies, that was part of Paul Cumminsí 2014 Tower of Londonís ...(Read more)
- SJ Hearn
 Added: Aug. 27, 2016
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