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Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1891
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1921
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Hull Unitary Authority
East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Lieutenant M. H. Esterly, USNRF, was born in the Youngstown suburb of Columbiana, Ohio, and designated Naval Aviator #2110 (heavier-than-air) in 1919. He had enlisted in the Navy in 1912 and had previous experience with lighter-than-air craft, transferring to the Naval Reserve Flying Corps in 1916.

Died as a result of the explosion of the dirigible ZR-2 (British designation R-38). LT Esterly was married to the former Miss Martha E. Ramsey (1895-1951) and left sons Marcus Jr. (1916-1979), DeWitt C. R. (1918-1969) and daughter Nancy Jane (Herndon, 1920-2001).

Funeral and burial service took place on Sept. 24, 1921. 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron Esterly (1858 - 1936)
  Adella Henerita Bomisberger Esterly (1863 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Dewitt C Esterly (1918 - 1969)*
 
 Sibling:
  Fred B. Esterly (1885 - 1977)*
  Marcus Herbert Esterly (1891 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Martyr -- ZR-2 disaster, Hull, England
August 24, 1921
 
Burial:
Lake Park Cemetery
Youngstown
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35926644
Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly
Added by: Dianne Caves Carman
 
Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly
Added by: Dianne Caves Carman
 
Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly
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- Mike Weeks
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011
 
 
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