Chalmers G. Hall
Colonel, United States Army
C. G. Hall, 70,
Army Air Veteran
Pioneer In Military Aviaton Is
Washington - January 5, 1946 - Colonel Chalmers G. Hall of the Army, retired, a pioneer in military aviation, who was a survivor of the crash of the airship Shenandoah over Alva, Ohio, in September 1935, died at Walter Reed Hospital yesterday of a heart attack. His age was 70.
Born in North Wilksboro, North Carolina, Colonel Hall was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1897. During the first World War he organized four regiments of aviation motor mechanics. Later he was in charge of airplane assembly and became Chief of Army Corps Procurement.
Colonel Hall also had served on several special details, such as Indian Agent for the Ute Tribe at White Rock, Utah, and Construction Quartermaster at Camp Castner, Hawaii, now part of Schofield Barracks. He retired from the Army six years ago.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. Margaret McNeeley Hall; a daughter, Mrs. A. L. Walker, Jr. of New York, and a son, Chalmers G. Hall of Washington.
Burial will take place tomorrow in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
Colonel Hall, who was commissioned a Second
Lieutenant in the Cavalry after being graduated from the Military Academy,
became an airship pilot and ballon observer. He was graduated from
the Army School of the Line in 1912, ArmyBalloon School, 1922; Navy Ground
Course Rigid Airships, 1924; Navy Ground and Flying Course Rigid Airships,
2925; and the Army War College, 1928.
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