Name/TitleMemorial plaque to Lieutenant Baldwin Childehouse McDougall
About this objectA Bronze metal memorial plaque to Lieutenant Baldwin Childehouse McDougall, of 141 Squadron during WW1.
On 22nd September 1918 Pilot Second-Lieutenant Baldwin Childehose McDougall, and Observer Flight Cadet John Alexander Jenkins crashed their Bristol fighter aircraft on the way back from the Squadron at Arms competition at Suttons Farm (later to become RAF Hornchurch) that 141 Squadron had won earlier that day.
His memorial plaque was buried found by the 14th Wallington Cubs while away at the Wilberforce Cub Camp near Biggin Hill.
Second-Lieutenant Baldwin Childehose McDougall came from Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada. He joined the Royal Flying Corps on 17th September 1917 and went to the Military school of Aeronautics on 16th November 1917. On 17th February 1918 he joined 198 Home defence squadron, then 190 Night Training Squadron on the 3rd April 1918. At some point he joins 192 and 189 Night training squadrons, before finally joining 141 squadron at Biggin Hill.
Medium and MaterialsMetal
Inscription and MarksLieut. Baldwin Childehose/ McDougall. Aged 19 years/ Killed on duty/Sept. 22nd 1918.