|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1889|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1936|
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Marine Corps Master Technical Sergeant Paschal had been designated as a Naval Aviation Pilot (NAP) as well as naval aviator (#3105) in 1923. He enlisted in 1909 and had transferred to the fleet reserve in 1930. Awarded the Navy Cross while on active duty with the Marines in Nicaragua.
Flying for Pan American Airways, Paschal as well as his co-pilot and radio operator were killed when their airliner crashed as it approached Guatemala City. Buried initially in Brownsville, Tex., reinterment took place in 1937 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Funeral services were arranged here Monday for three Pan-American airline crew members who lost their lives in a plane erase Saturday southeast of Guatemala City.
The bodies of Captain Archie Paschal, 45, senior pilot of the lines. T. I. Neyman, 23, radio operator, and A. I. Palmer, 20, copilot, were returned here Sunday.
Paschal was survived by his widow and four children, and Neyman by his widow and a 11-months' old son. Williams Kinderman, steward, who also resides here, was injured.
Thanks to contributor AF (#47059011) for providing this transcript of a news clipping.
Beulah Blanche Talley Paschal (1908 - 1997)*
George William Paschal (1926 - 2008)*
Archie Paschal (1928 - 1985)*
Mary Jane Paschal Buckner (1934 - 1993)*
Note: Interment on 18 June 1937.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Sec 17, Grave 23058
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Apr 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35593853