Alfred Edwin “Eddie” McKay

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    liverpool annie New Member

    Alfred Edwin “Eddie” McKay -

    On 28 October 1916, he and Arthur Knight were on patrol over the Somme when they were attacked by Oswald Boelcke. (Von Richthofen’s mentor - and Germany’s highest ace at that time, 40 victories) In the ensuing battle, Boelcke was killed when his Albatros collided with that of Erwin Bohme. McKay was killed the following year when his SPAD was shot down by a German two-seater. He had 10 victories.

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