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Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly

Lieut Marcus Herbert Esterly

Birth
Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 Aug 1921 (aged 30)
Kingston upon Hull, Kingston upon Hull Unitary Authority, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Burial Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 35926644 · View Source
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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) .