MacDill, Leslie, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1926-1938, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Service Years
1912 - 1938
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1889
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Monmouth, Illinois
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Nov 09, 1938
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 5 Site 5708

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of Duty
  2014, In the Line of Duty


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed in the crash of a BC-1 aircraft in Washington, DC soon after take-off from Bolling Field.
MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL is named for him.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
http://earlyaviators.com/emacdill.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_MacDill
http://www.shorpy.com/node/6496
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Aero SquadronUnited States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1915-1915, AAF MOS 770, 1st Aero Squadron
  1916-1917, AAF MOS 770, Other Units
  1926-1938, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Hanover CollegeIndiana University
  1906-1909, Hanover College
  1909-1911, Indiana University
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