The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records (1919) (14576719468)

Similar

New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records (1919) (14576719468)

description

Summary

First Lieutenant Leon P. Tuck, A.S., U.S.A. Son of Whitfield L. and Susan E. Tuck; was born at Winchester, Mass., May 25, 1891. He was educated in the Winchester public schools, and at Dartmouth College, B.S. 1915. He played football and hockey at school and college. He enlisted at Boston, on May 2, 1917, attended the First R.O.T.C. at Sackett's Harbor, and the Cornell Ground School. Receiving overseas orders, he sailed for France in Oct., 1917, and had flying training at the 3d A.I.C. and at A.A.A.P. No. 1, in France. In May, 1918, he was commissioned 1st Lieut., and up to Nov. 10 was on duty taking planes from England to the front. After the signing of the Armistice he was ordered back to America and was honorably discharged at Camp Devens, Mass., on May 28, 1919.
Identifier: NewEnglandaviatVol2Tick (find matches)
Title: New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Ticknor, Caroline, 1866-1937, ed
Subjects: Biography Aeronautics World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries



Text Appearing Before Image:
key at school and college. He enlisted at Boston, on May 2, 1917, attended the FirstR.O.T.C. at Sacketts Harbor, and the Cornell Ground School.Receiving overseas orders, he sailed for France in Oct., 1917, andhad flying training at the 3d A.I.C. and at A.A.A.P. No. 1, inFrance. In May, 1918, he was commissioned 1st Lieut., and up toNov. 10 was on duty taking planes from England to the front.After the signing of the Armistice he was ordered back to Amer-ica and was honorably discharged at Camp Devens, Mass., onMay 28, 1919. (Portrait on opposite page.) ROBERT WHITNEY First Lieutenant, A.S., U.S.A. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Whitney, of Lexington, Mass.; wasborn Dec. 8, 1895. He enlisted in the American Ambulance FieldService and sailed for France June 9, 1917. He served until Oct. 1,1917, when he transferred to the U.S. Aviation Service, in France.He was commissioned 1st Lieut, in June, 1918, and continued inthe Aviation Service in France until after the signing of theArmistice. ( 242 )
Text Appearing After Image:
EVERETT PRESTON WELCH Ensign, U.S.N.R.R Son of Martin L. and Margaret (Arnold) Welch, of Gloucester,Mass.; was born at Salem, Mass., on Feb. 10, 1891. He was edu-cated at the Gloucester High School and at St. Johns PreparatorySchool, Danvers, Mass. At school he was a member of the football,baseball, and basket-ball teams. He enlisted in Aug., 1917, and was trained at Pensacola, Fla.;at Miami, and at M.I.T. He sailed overseas and continued histraining at various stations in France and England. On Aug. 13,1918, he was commissioned Ensign; and was still in Service at theU.S. Naval Air Station, Chatham, Mass., at last accounts. (Por-trait on opposite page.) Brother in Service — Martin L. Welch, Private, U.S. Marine Corps; killed in actionat Belleau Wood, France, June 13, 1918. ISIDOR RICHMOND Ensign, U.S.N.R.F. Son of Hyman and Lena (Tanzer) Richmond; was born at Chelsea,Mass., Dec. 2, 1893. He was educated at the Revere High Schooland at the Mass. Institute of Technology, from which he

date_range

Date

1919
create

Source

Smithsonian Libraries
copyright

Copyright info

public domain

Explore more

camp devens massachusetts
camp devens massachusetts