Veterans' Memorial Project

Alan Newton Ash

Terrytown, NY

World War I

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1911

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Corporal

Date of Birth: 12/06/1890

Date of Death: 07/08/1918

Mr. Ash was an Aviator with the Lafayette Flying Squadron and was killed in an air battle over Soissons, July 8, 1918. He was fighting several German planes high in the air when observers saw his plane burst into flames and drop. He graduated from the Avord flying school in France.

-taken from 1920 Illio and other University sources

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