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Jeffrey MacDougall

Full name: Jeffrey A. MacDougall
Gender: Male
Born: September 16, 1911 in Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: December 11, 1942
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Modern Pentathlon


Argentinian-born Jeffrey MacDougall came to England when he was eight years of age, just after the end of World War I. In 1932 he was commissioned into The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry and in September 1936, just five weeks after going to the Berlin Olympics as the reigning British modern pentathlon champion, he was seconded to the Royal Air Force (RAF) with a temporary commission as a flying officer. In 1939 MacDougall joined an Army co-operation squadron in the Middle East and the following year became a a captain in he Army and flight lieutenant in the RAF. He was promoted to squadron leader and later that year won the DFC for gallantry. He completed 22 operational missions before he was killed in action in December 1942.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 15
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 13

Men's Individual

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