Major James Thomas Byford McCudden, V.C., D.S.O., M.C., M.M.

James Thomas Byford McCudden, V.C., D.S.O., M.C., M.M., Royal Flying Corps, portrait by William Orpen, 1918. (Imperial War Museum)

ACES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND THEIR AIRCRAFT (Q 68557) Major James Thomas Byford McCudden VC DSO MC of No. 60 Squadron RAF seated in the cockpit of an Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 biplane. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source:

Interred at Wavans British Cemetery, Beauvoir-Wavans, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Bryan R. Swopes grew up in Southern California in the 1950s–60s, near the center of America's aerospace industry. He has had a life-long interest in aviation and space flight. Bryan is a retired commercial helicopter pilot and flight instructor.