Parker, Joseph D., 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1910-1913, 1st Aero Squadron
Service Years
1905 - 1913
First Lieutenant

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United States
United States
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Home Town
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Last Address
Los Angeles

Date of Passing
May 10, 1913
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
1Lt Park was one among the first 25 rated USAS Military Aviators
From NY Times:

ARMY AIRMAN DIES IN 15-FOOT PLUNGE; Lieut. Joseph D. Park Crushed to Death When Biplane Hits Tree in California.

May 10, 1913, Saturday
Page 11, 998 words

LOS ANGELES, May 9. -- Lieut. Joseph D. Park, U.S.A., was killed to-day when a military biplane, which he was driving plunged its nose into a gulley, turned a somersault and crashed against a tree, at Olive, thirty-nine miles southeast of here. The aviator fell only fifteen feet, but the radiator crushed his head, and then fell upon his body. [ END OF FIRST PARAGRAPH ]
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1st Aero Squadron
  1910-1913, 1st Aero Squadron
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United States Military Academy
  1901-1905, United States Military Academy
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