Wing Commander Harry James Maxted was an officer in the Royal Air Force. He was the son of James William and Lucille Ray Maxted of Folkstone (Kent). He later married Winifred Hilda Maxted and moved to Ruskington (Lincolnshire).
Wing Commander Maxted was involved in a motor accident near Takoma Park, Maryland, on 21 November 1943. He died at the scene, from injuries sustained in the motor accident.
Wing Commander Maxted is buried in the Fort Myer Section, Grave 95.
MAXTED, HARRY JAMES
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Wing Commander
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 21/11/1943
Service No: 35106
Additional information: Son of James William and Lucille Ray Maxted, of Folkestone, England; husband of Winifred Hilda Maxted, of Ruskington, Lincolnshire, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead.
Grave/Memorial Reference: Fort Myer Section Grave 95.
Cemetery: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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