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LCDR Emory W Coil
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Birth: 1888
Death: Aug. 21, 1921, England

Lt Commander Coil was part of a team that had been sent to England for tests of a new British airship, the ZR2. During air tests over the English town of Hull ZR2 exploded and crashed. 16 of the 17 member American team and 28 of the 32 British crew were killed. In accordance with Coil's wishes, he was buried at sea on September 20, 1921, from the deck of the USS Breck (DD283). 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA
Plot: East Side of Cemetery
 
Created by: Randy
Record added: Apr 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19137654
LCDR Emory W Coil
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LCDR Emory W Coil
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LCDR Emory W Coil
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- MsFoxRider
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
LCDR Coil had been designated as Naval Aviator #96 in 1917. Graduated US Naval Academy, Class of 1912.
- Mike Weeks
 Added: Apr. 15, 2009

- Tom Todd
 Added: Mar. 21, 2009
 
 
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