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Gove Compton
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1890
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1964
Elburn
Kane County
Illinois, USA

Second Lieutenant G. Compton, USMCR, was designated Naval Aviator #537 on 14 March 1918. Later assigned #773 by the Marine Corps.

Was the first to fly a Navy plane over Haiti, in Jan. 1919. Discharged in 1919 with the rank of 1st LT.

Married the former Miss Martha Mott.
 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  David G Compton (1924 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered over the family farm
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Jan 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46850148
 

THANK YOU for serving our country.
- Times Up
 Added: Jan. 18, 2010
 
 
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