BirthdaySeptember 15, 1905
BirthplaceNewport, USA

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  1. About Richard Maybery

    Full name: Richard Maybery
    Also known as: Richard Maybery, Maybery, Richard A., Richard A. Maybery, Richard Aveline Maybery
    Professions: Assistant Director, Production Manager, Miscellaneous Crew

  2. Richard Maybery Known for

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Sweet Smell of Success (1957), The Desert Rats (1953), The Kentuckian (1955)

  3. Richard Maybery Death information

    Died: Monday, 1st of January, 1917 (Age: 11)

  4. Richard Maybery Biography

    Captain Richard Aveline Maybery MC and Bar (1895–19 December 1917) was a Welsh flying ace of the First World War.Maybery was born in Brecon, Wales, in January 1895, the only son of Aveline Maybery, a solicitor, and his wife Lucy. He was educated locally and at Wellington College, Berkshire, before going on to the Royal Military College at Sandhurst.After his graduation he joined the 21st (Empress of India's) Lancers. At the outbreak of war he served in the North West Frontier province until he was injured in a riding accident. Bored during his rehabilitation and unable to sit on a horse he became involved in observing for a unit of the Royal Flying Corps who were based nearby.Later he travelled to Egypt where he trained to be a pilot, before he was posted to France with 56 Squadron, serving with aces James McCudden, Arthur Rhys Davids and Keith Muspratt.Aggressive and headstrong, Maybery quickly accumulated a high victory tally, and he scored his 21st and final victory, on 19 December 1917, when he shot down an Albatros DV over Bourlon Wood. Maybery's SE5a was then either hit by anti aircraft fire or shot down by Vzfw. Artur Weber of Jasta 5 and crashed near the village of Haynecourt.Maybery was buried at Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France.His wartime tally consisted of 14 and 2 shared destroyed, and 5 'out of control'.A marble plaque dedicated to the memory of Richard Aveline Maybery, can be found in Brecon Cathedral. The plaque includes the prayer:

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