Perrin, Elmer Daniel, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1926-1941, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Service Years
1917 - 1941
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Contact Info
Home Town
Boerne, Texas
Last Address
Baltimore, Maryland

Date of Passing
Jun 21, 1941
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: 8, Grave: 5296-WS

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In the Line of Duty
  2014, In the Line of Duty

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He served in the Philippines and various places in the US. He devoted his life to the development of the Army Air Corps.
He was serving as assistant supervisor for the Eastern Air Corps procurement district and was the Air Corps representative at the Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Company when killed in a B-26 crash during an acceptance flight. He was the USAAF's most experienced B-26 pilot at the time.
The former Perrin AFB, Sherman, TX, was named for him.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army (USA)United States Army Air ServiceUnited States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1917-1918, US Army (USA)
  1918-1926, United States Army Air Service
  1926-1941, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-26 Marauder  
  1941-1941, B-26 Marauder1
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