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Russell Bartow "Bart" Read
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Birth: May 10, 1898
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1931
Montgomery County
New York, USA

Ensign R. B. Read, USNRF, was designated Naval Aviator #78 in 1917. Served in France and Italy during the World War. Awarded a Navy Cross, and the War Cross by Italy. Released from active service in 1919 and discharged in 1921, with rank of Lieut. (Junior Grade).

Killed in crash of his private plane, along with two others, at night near Amsterdam, NY. Was divorced, no children.

Was a member of the second group of First Yale Unit.

Youngest of four brothers of Naval Aviators, Ensign Curtis Seaman Read (1895-1918) and twin, Captain William Augustus Read, Jr (1895-1976), and Captain Duncan Hicks Read (1896-1998). 
Family links: 
  William Augustus Read (1858 - 1916)
  Caroline Hicks Seaman Read (1868 - 1929)
  William Augustus Read (1895 - 1976)*
  Curtis Seaman Read (1895 - 1918)*
  Duncan Hicks Read (1896 - 1998)*
  Russell Bartow Read (1898 - 1931)
  Caroline Hicks Read de Braux (1899 - 1935)*
  Bancroft Read (1901 - 1901)*
  Kenneth Bancroft Read (1904 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Green-Wood Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: May 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52029588
Russell Bartow Bart Read
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