Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit

Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit

Male 1894 - 1928  (33 years)

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  • Name Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit 
    Born 30 Oct 1894  Achalpur, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptism 21 Dec 1894  Achalpur, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military service 1914 
    captain, 7th Dragoon Guards and RAF 
    Occupation 1917  Hendon, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Royal Aero Club Aviatorsí Certificate 
    Royal Aero Club Aviatorsí Certificate 1917
    Royal Aero Club Aviatorsí Certificate 1917
    Royal Aero Club Aviatorsí Certificate 1917 002
    Royal Aero Club Aviatorsí Certificate 1917 002
    Honours 1918 
    Military Cross (MC) see http://goo.gl/0E3iB 
    • Lt. Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out a most valuable single machine reconnaissance at a height of 500 feet, searching enemy roads and railways and obtaining important information. On another occasion, while on a photographic reconnaissance, he encountered twenty hostile scouts and drove down two of them out of control. He has destroyed ten enemy machines, and shown the greatest determination at his work. source: London Gazette, 5 July 1918 http://goo.gl/roxIq
    Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit - army medals record card
    Ronald Frank Strickland Mauduit - army medals record card
    aka Ronald Mauduit 
    Died 13 Mar 1928  Sialkot, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate 15 May 1928  [2
    on death of Ronald F S Maduit, to his widow Irene Helen. Effects £50 
    Person ID I469  Brooksbank
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2013 

    Father Lt-Col Frank Rowley Metcalfe de Rittich Mauduit,   b. 12 Mar 1862,   d. 4 Jul 1931, Elham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Annie Maud Unknown 
    Family ID F3638  Group Sheet

    Spouse Irene Helen Brooksbank,   b. 30 Mar 1895, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1919  Driffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Anthony Mauduit
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • World War I flying ace credited with nine aerial victories.
      see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Mauduit

      Mauduit was a cadet at RMC Sandhurst when World War I began. On 15 August 1914 he was commissioned into 7th (Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards upon graduation. On 17 May 1915 he was promoted to Temporary Lieutenant; he was confirmed in this rank 9 August 1915.
      He earned Pilot's Certificate number 4271 on 24 February 1917. On 25 April 1917 he was seconded to Royal Flying Corps as a Lieutenant. On 12 July 1917, he began his victory string while assigned to 11 Squadron to fly a Bristol F.2 Fighter. By 17 October, with the aid of either E. R. Dibbs, Jack Mason, or C. C. Dennis manning the guns in the rear seat, he had driven down out of control six Albatros D.Vs. On 21 October, with Leslie McRobert in the back seat, Mauduit set a D.V. afire, destroyed another, and drove a third one down over Lecluse. On 12 December 1917, he was raised from Flying Officer to Flight Commander with the concomitant rank of Temporary Captain.
      Post war On 8 December 1922, he was granted seniority as Captain from 20 November 1919.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3391] baptism i469.

    2. [S3390] probate i469.

    3. [S2233] marriage f202.