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Arthur Bradfield Fairclough
Born (1896-07-25)July 25, 1896
Died December 9, 1968(1968-12-09) (aged 72)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario
Allegiance George V[1]
Service/branch Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Rank Captain
Unit No. 19 Squadron RAF
No. 23 Squadron RAF
Battles/wars First World War
Awards Military Cross

Arthur Bradfield Fairclough MC (25 July 1896 – 9 December 1968) was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 19 victories.[2]

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Military Cross[edit | edit source]

"Lt. Arthur Bradfield Fairclough, Can. M.G. Co. and R.F.C. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During four months he has destroyed four enemy machines, and has driven down two others completely out of control. When engaged with hostile aircraft he has at all times displayed the utmost dash and courage."

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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

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