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Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly

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Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly

  • Birth 30 Jun 1891 Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 24 Aug 1921 Kingston upon Hull, Kingston upon Hull Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Burial Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 35926644

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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Martyr -- ZR-2 disaster, Hull, England
August 24, 1921


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 15 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35926644
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly (30 Jun 1891–24 Aug 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35926644, citing Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .