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Lovell, William Vail, 1893-1976

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-11-21 - 1976-09-08

biographical statement

Enlisted May 12 1917. Received commission in Engineers July 14, 1917. Resigned to enlist in SERC Aug 15 1917. School of military aeronautics, Cornell University Sept 22 1917. Assgn Fort Hood Oct 9 1917; 3rd Aviation Instruction Center AEF to discharge. Hon discharge Jun 8 1918 to accept commission. 1LT June 9 1918. Oversees Oct 9 1917- July 13 1919. Discharge Aug 9 1919.

* 49th P.S. -- 8-31-18/Armistice

The U.S. 22nd Pursuit Squadron became operational July 1, 1918. Lovell was assigned to it August 31, 1918, and flew with it until the Armistice.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William V. Lovell Photograph Album, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-008
Content Description Photograph album of 1st Lt. William V. Lovell Photograph Album, 22nd Aero Squad. Includes pay documents and some military records.
Dates: 1918 - 1919