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Lieutenant-Colonel John Wyndham Maxwell, D.S.O., M.C. (1899)

Roll of Honour entry for Lieut.-Col. J. W. Maxwell (1899)

01/08/1881 - 04/12/1917

 

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Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1899. B.A., 1902. Worked as a Tutor and was then in business in Colombo. Commenced service on 9 September 1914. Lieutenant of the 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 1914; Captain, 1915; attached to the Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1916; Major of the 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 1916; Lt-Col., 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, 1917. Served in France and Belgium. Awarded an M.C., 1916; D.S.O., 1918. Died of wounds received at Passchendaele, 4 December 1917.

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