Capt Arthur Hallet Page, Jr

Capt Arthur Hallet Page, Jr

Birth
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Death 1 Sep 1930 (aged 34)
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7 Site 9059
Memorial ID 46849185 · View Source
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Second Lieutenant A. H. Page, USMC, was designated Naval Aviator #536 on 14 March 1918. Later assigned #775 by the Marine Corps. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy in 1917, Class of 1918 (one year early due to the World War).

Awarded the DFC (posthumous) for completing the longest recorded blind flight, from Omaha, Neb. to Anacostia, WDC on 21 July 1930.

Died as the result of his sacrificial crash during the Thompson Trophy Race at the National Air Races, in Chicago.

Page Field at MCB Parris Is., SC was named in his honor on 19 Sept. 1938.

Was the son of Arthur Senior and the former Miss Mina Smith. Had married Miss Florence I. Shaw in 1917.


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Gravesite Details Internment on 04 Sept. 1930

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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 18 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46849185
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Arthur Hallet Page, Jr (17 Sep 1895–1 Sep 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46849185, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .