Phillip C. Garratt,
Major Phillip Clarke Garratt was born in Toronto 13 July 1894 and attended St. Andrew's College in 1909-1910. When war broke out he was a student at the University of Toronto, but left to take flying lessons at the Curtiss Aviation School.
Joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1916 and served for a time with #70 Squadron before being wounded and returning to England as an instructor pilot at the Gosport Flying School. It was for this work that he was later awarded the Air Force Cross.
After the war, he joined de Havilland Aircraft Company winning the McKee Trophy in 1951 and 1966 and he eventually rose to become its President. Garratt was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1967, was inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame in 1974 and died 16 November of that year.
Awarded June 1972
Aawarded as per London Gazette dated 3 June 1919