William Allan Mackay DCM, Seaforths

1892 Jul 29.. Born Lochee, Dundee,

1901 census at 30 Coupar Street

MACKAY, William Head Married M 41 1860 Stone Cutter
Dundee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, Martha Wife Married F 43 1858
Fort George, Inverness
MACKAY, Juliet Daughter Single F 14 1887 Jute Reeler
Lochee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, Douglas Son Single M 12 1889 Scholar
Lochee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, Mary Daughter Single F 10 1891 Scholar
Lochee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, William Son Single M 8 1893 Scholar
Lochee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, Harry Son Single M 5 1896 Scholar
Lochee, Forfarshire
MACKAY, Alan Son Single M 1 1900
Lochee, Forfarshire

1911 census at 1st Cavalry Brigade, 19th Hussars, Wellington Lines, Aldershot

1914 Aug 16. Landed in France

1915. Awarded DCM

1916 May 25 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Seaforth Highlanders (see RAF service record)

1916 Nov 6. P C Campbell and his Observer 2/Lieutenant W A MacKay damaged and drove down a German LGV two seater reconnaissance plane near Combles on the Somme.

1918 Aug 1. Promoted Captain

RAF Record of William Allan Mackay born 30 Jul 1892

1918 Jun 12. Married to Florence Mary Ansell in Lincoln

1918 Aug 1. Promoted T/Capt

1919 Oct 13. Relinquishes Commission on ceasing to be employed

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1366. Posted to Depot Coy. Section Leader

1921 Jan 24 Reverted to T/Cadet

1921 Feb 5. Permitted to resign

1923 Jul 21. The undermentioned are granted commissions on probation in the ranks stated in the General Duties Branch." Flying Officer William Allan Mackay DCM"

1924 Jun 27. Confirmed in rank of Pilot Officer W A Mackay DCM

1939 Register His wife is living at 22 Bellingham Road , Kendal M.B., Westmorland but he is not there.

1941 Mar 17 . W. A. MACKAY, D.C.M. (70429) (Acting), R.A.F.O

1977 Apr 1. Died Kendal aged 85.