Henry Alfred MAXWELL

History
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Henry Alfred MAXWELL

Private Henry Alfred Maxwell
1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment

1 September 1914 - Enlisted
29 November 1914 - Disembarked France
7 December 1914 - Joined 1st Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment
11 December 1914 - Myalgia. Admitted 9th Field Ambulance
16 June 1915 - Killed in Action (Reported by Office Commanding 1st Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment
31 July 1915 - Unofficially reported to be a prisoner of war (List X1323)
31 July 1915 - Prisoner of War at Kr (sic) Sammelstelle Meenen. Fractured right leg, injuries to left hand. (WO com D767 T26 618 31.7.15)
12 June 1918 - Arrived at Berne from Germany (X25127)
16 July 1918 - Discharged (wounds, age 26 years)

Awards
1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Silver War Badge No 379608.

Private Maxwell was treated at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Information courtesy of Chris Bacon, Archivist,The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum

Maxwell, Private Henry Alfred - papers 1
 

Documents courtesy of The Western Front Association