1886 Apr 23. Born Harlem, New York Mother Sarah H
1900 USA census With mother Sarah H and father Thomas J (A shirt manufacturer, born Ireland)
1910 USA census at Cortlandt, Westchester, New York with his parents. He is now a travelling salesman. He is married to Margurite, and they have a daughter Helene.
1915 Apr 13. Attests to Canadian Ex Force. He is a mining engineer
1918 Married Dorothy F Davies in Crydon
1919 Jun 30. West Ontario Regt. Temp. Lt. W. J. Maxwell retires in the British Isles
1920 Nov 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 930. Posted to H Coy
1921 Mar 23. Posted to P Coy
1921 May 13. Promoted Section Leader
1921 Jul 4. Posted to Depot, reverting to T/Cadet. He was surplus to establishment
1921 Jul 10 . Posted to C Coy
1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Mar 22. Leaves UK for New York , he is an engineer, and has been living at 29 Mount Pleasant Sq, Dublin. He travels with wife Dorothy F Maxwell
1923 Nov 12. Arrives in UK from USA. He is a salesman with wife Dorothy and heading to 39 Beulah Rd, Thornton Heath
1924 Jan 2. Arrives back in New York with Dorothy. They live in Cleveland Ohio.