VolunteerMAUFE, THOMAS HAROLD BROADBENT

Died 28/03/1942

Aged 43

28th West Riding (Otley) Bn.
Home Guard

V C

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Maufe; husband of Mary Gwendolen Maufe (nee Carr), of Myddleton. M.A. (Cantab.).

Citation

The following details are given in the London Gazette of 2nd August, 1917

" Under intense artillery fire 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Harold Broadbent Maufe, R.G.A., on his own initiative and unaided, repaired the telephone line between forward and rear positions, enabling his battery to open fire immediately. This officer also extinguished a fire in an advanced ammunition dump regardless of the risk presented by gas shells which he knew to be in the dump."

For most conspicuous bravery and initiative. By his great promptitude, resource, and entire disregard of his own safety he set an exceptionally fine example to all ranks.

Buried at ILKLEY CEMETERY

Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 46

Cemetery/memorial reference: Sec. A. Grave 768.


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