Hon J W Maxwell Aitken

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Squadron(s): 601

Fate/Ongoing Career: Released as Group Captain. Died 1995

Interesting Facts: DFC 9-7-40, DSO 1942,CO of 601 in early part of Battle, commanded Banff Mosquito Strike Wing, on death of his father, Lord Beaverbrook in 1964, disclaimed peerage, but adopted Baronetcy

Added by: Battle of Britain Memorial Trust on 1st June 2010.


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