We remember James Thomas Byford Mccudden

We remember James Thomas Byford Mccudden

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth R E Barracks Brompton, Gillingham, Kent United Kingdom Source:2767068 Source:8505214 28th March 1895
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Major Royal Air Force 60th Squadron Source:7090248 15th August 1917 - 9th July 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248 29th March 1918
1918
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:7090248 9th July 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248 9th July 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248 9th July 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248 9th July 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248 9th July 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Major Royal Air Force 60th Squadron Source:6194219 1918
sibling Kathleen Annie Mccudden Source:8505214
sibling John Anthony Mccudden Source:8505214
sibling Mary Amelia Mccudden Source:8505214
sibling William Thomas James Mccudden Source:8505214
service British Army Serjeant 892 Royal Flying Corps Source:2767068
service British Army Bugler Boy Royal Engineers Source:8505214
service British Army Temporary Captain 892 Royal Flying Corps Source:2767068
employment Telegram Boy Post Office Sheerness Kent United Kingdom Source:8505214
1918
death Major James T B McCudden was killed in a flying accident in France when his aircraft crashed following an engine fault. France Source:7090248 Source:6194222 9th July 1918
burial Wavans British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais British Cemetery Beauvoir-Wavans France France Source:7090248 Source:6194195
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7090248
sibling Maurice Vincent Mccudden Source:8505214

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Thomas Byford
Initials JTB
Last Name Mccudden,
Source 6194215
First Names Mac
Initials M
Source 2767068
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 892 Royal Flying Corps Serjeant
British Army 892 Royal Flying Corps Temporary Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force 60th Squadron Major
British Army Royal Engineers Bugler Boy
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force 60th Squadron Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
VC, DSO, MC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Amelia Byford mother
William McCudden father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Thomas James McCudden brother
Mary Amelia McCudden sister
John Anthony McCudden brother
Kathleen Annie McCudden sister
Maurice Vincent McCudden brother

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne1202
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Anne1202
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Anne1202
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Geoffrey4778
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Geoffrey4778
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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James McCudden Anne1202
Meeting the Enemy by Richard van Emden Anne1202
James Thomas Byford McCUDDEN Anne1202
The achievements of a remarkable Kent family; the McCuddens of Gillingham Hazel53187
Brother in Law's LOTFWW RECORD Trevor65535
McCudden, VC by Christopher Cole Catherine91214
McCudden, VC by Christopher Cole Catherine91214
Flying Fury: Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps Trevor65535

Multimedia

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Major James McCudden VC, DSO & Bar MM & Bar, MM Anne1202
James Thomas Byford McCudden Mark14261
James Selena49658
McCudden Signed Report at auction Chris2090
Combat report written by McCudden Charlotte33
British officer and dog at McCudden's grave Catherine91214
Distinguished Service Order Vincent96527
Military Cross Vincent96527
Major J B McCudden, VC, DSO, MC, MM Catherine91214
Gloves, leather (McCudden VC) Catherine91214
Major J B McCudden, VC, SO, MC, MM, RFC Catherine91214
Relics of Major McCudden in the IWM collections Catherine91214

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