For Valour

In the latest in his series on Victoria Cross recipients, Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork refl ects on the courage of Great War pilot Lt Alan McLeod

VICTORIA CROSS ALAN McLEOD

B orn in Stonewall near Winnipeg, Canada on April 20, 1899, Alan Arnett McLeod enlisted for flying duties with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in April 1917.

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