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VC467   Francis Aylmer Maxwell

BORN  7 September 1871

DIED   21 September 1917   AGE   46

VC Won   31 March 1900   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Korn Spruit, Sanna’s Post

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Francis Aylmer Maxwell  No.   

VC Issue No.   467   Awards   VC  CSI   DSO & Bar

Regiment   Indian Staff Corps attached to the Roberts' Light Horse



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier-General

Place Of Birth   'Westhill' The Grange, Guildford, Surrey, England

Place Of Death   Ypres, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Plumerlaan, Ypres(ieper) Vlams Gewest, Belgium


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 1, Row A, Grave 37

Gazetted   8 March 1901

VC Presented   14 August 1901, Duke of York (later King George V), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa


P  Headstone, Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Plumerlaan, Ypres(ieper) Vlams Gewest, Belgium

P  Plaque in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

P  Named on memorial, Sandhurst Memorial Chapel, Camberley, Surrey

By The Way…

Headstone shows Frank Maxwell

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The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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