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2LT John Cooper Stedman Lumsden, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1877
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1918
Picardie, France

Lumsden came to NCSU in 1894 for a degree in (UNKNOWN). He volunteered for the NC Infantry during the Spanish American war and was sent to Cuba as part of the occupation forces. While employed in Birmingham, AL he enlisted and went to France in December of 1917. He was an observer/gunner and was shot in a dogfight while defending another plane behind enemy lines. His pilot was captured but after the war he reported on the gallantry and bravery of Lumsden in defending the other plane, performing the observation mission, which was manned by Lt. John Miller and Lt. Thompson.

He is buried in the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in Thiaucort, France.


Lumsden is one of the thirty four men honored by the NCSU Memorial BellTower.


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 Parents:
  Charles Finch Lumsden (1855 - 1910)
  Martha Henry Thomason Lumsden (1856 - 1946)
 
 Spouses:
  Katherine Clark Lumsden (1879 - 1955)
  Caroline Hammond Miller Sutton (1873 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Cooper Stedman Lumsden (1877 - 1918)
  Mary Elizabeth Lumsden Holloway (1880 - 1956)*
  Samuel Taylor Lumsden (1889 - 1985)*
  Bernard B Lumsden (1891 - 1940)*
  Bessie Lumsden Price (1897 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
John Cooper Lumsden
2 Lieut. 12 Aero Sqdn
North Carolina July 28, 1918

FR.C. DE G.
 
Note: North Carolina
 
Burial:
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial
Fere-en-Tardenois
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France
Plot: Plot B, Row 8, Grave 27
 
Maintained by: Mike Thompson
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56638715
2LT John Cooper Stedman Lumsden, Jr
Added by: Mike Thompson
 
2LT John Cooper Stedman Lumsden, Jr
Added by: Mike Thompson
 
2LT John Cooper Stedman Lumsden, Jr
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12 Aero Squadron. KIA. From Wilson, NC.
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