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LCDR Emory W Coil

LCDR Emory W Coil

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Death 21 Aug 1921 (aged 32–33)
England
Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Plot East Side of Cemetery
Memorial ID 19137654 · View Source
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Lt Commander Coil was part of a team that had been sent to England for tests of a new British airship, the ZR2. During air tests over the English town of Hull ZR2 exploded and crashed. 16 of the 17 member American team and 28 of the 32 British crew were killed. In accordance with Coil's wishes, he was buried at sea on September 20, 1921, from the deck of the USS Breck (DD283).


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  • Created by: Randy
  • Added: 29 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19137654
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Emory W Coil (1888–21 Aug 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19137654, citing Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Randy (contributor 46846747) .