Mick Mannock

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Birthday
24, 1887
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 26, 1918 (31)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1887
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 26, 1918 (31)

About

British World War I flying ace who served on the Western Front through three combat tours.

Before Fame

He was initially branded as a coward, but his gunnery skills and numerous wartime victories erased any doubt of his bravery.

Trivia

He was featured in the BBC program, World War I Aces Falling.

Family Life

He was the son of a Scottish corporal in the British Army. His father suffered from alcoholism and eventually abandoned his family.

Associated With

He fought against Baron von Richthofen, a.k.a. The Red Baron.