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CDR Henry Barton Cecil
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1888
New River
Scott County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1933

Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Cecil was designated Naval Aviator #42 in 1917. Served in Europe during the World War. Was Flight Division Head of Bureau of Aeronautics when he was lost at sea (along with 72 others) when the dirigible USS Akron went down off Barnegrat Light, NJ.

NAS Cecil Field, near Jacksonville, Fla. was named in his honor. 
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Mar 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34326733
 


- grave hunter
 Added: Dec. 28, 2009
 
 
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