Austin Joseph Naylor

Austin Joseph Naylor

Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Death 7 Nov 1945 (aged 43–44)
Asmara, Maekel, Eritrea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Plot H Row 10 Grave 4
Memorial ID 56249267 · View Source
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Age 40.

Austin, a civilian, was the Secretary & Treasurer of the Ethiopian Airways.

He resided in the District Of Columbia.

He was one of three passenger killed on a Army Plane that crashed soon after takeoff in Asmara, Maekel, Eritrea. The crash was noted as being due to faulty manipulation of the landing gear. There were 5 Air Crewman also on the plane that perished. ( names unknown )

Husband of Erma Hawkins Naylor.

Others killed in this crash:

Campbell, Milo H. ~ Passenger
Nichols, John C. ~ Former U.S. Congressman, Passenger

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Special thanks to: " Janice Hollandsworth " for finding additional information on him!

Gravesite Details Civilian from D.C.




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