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Name: Reginald Stuart "George" Maxwell
Military Cross (MC)
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Major
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 18, 20, 25, 54
Victories: 9
Born: 20 July 1894
Place of Birth: Willesden, Middlesex
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Reginald Stuart Maxwell was the son of John A. Maxwell (from Penzance, Cornwall) and Nellie Maxwell (from Plymouth, Devon). The family residence, in 1901, was Willesden.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Maj. Reginald Stuart Maxwell, M.C. (FRANCE)
   On 16th November, on a low bombing raid against a railway station, this officer led his whole squadron to within 100 feet over the objective, thus enabling them to drop their bombs with the greatest possible effect on the trains, transport, etc., in the station. After dropping these bombs he led the formation against troops, etc., crowded on a main road, causing great confusion and inflicting heavy casualties. His magnificent example inspires all who serve in his squadron.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 27 Apr 1916 0700 25 F.E.2b 1 Aviatik C (FTL) Herlies
2 21 Jul 1916 0945 20 F.E.2b (A13) 2 Rumpler C (OOC) W of Lille
3 03 Aug 1916 1010 20 F.E.2b (A13) 3 Roland C.II (DES) Gheluwe
4 17 Sep 1916 1045 20 F.E.2b (A29) 4 D (DES) Wervicq
5 18 Jan 1918 0920 54 Sopwith Camel (B6403) Albatros D.V (DES) Beaurevoir
6 21 Apr 1918 0715 54 Sopwith Camel (D6587) Albatros D.V (OOC) Becelaere
7 19 Sep 1918 1810 54 Sopwith Camel (C3380) DFW C.V (OOC) E of Havrincourt Wood
8 01 Oct 1918 1715 54 Sopwith Camel (C8336) DFW C.V (DES) 1220 yds W of Abancourt
9 09 Nov 1918 1435 54 Sopwith Camel (C8836) Albatros C (DES) Croisette

1 Observer 2Lt S A Sharpe
2 Observer 2Lt Herbert Hamilton
3 Observer AM1 D A Stewart
4 Observer AM2 A Stanley
 
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