Renselear R. Hall
First Lieutenant, United States Army
First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Service (Signal Corps)
1227 Giel Avenue Avia, Ohio
Renselear Hall's life revolved around aeronautics.
He was born February 19, 1896 in Elyria, Ohio.
After attending the school of Military Aeronautics at Ohio University, he continued his instruction in flying at several other centers.
He became a part of the World War I American
Expeditionary Forces on October 27, 1917, and accepted a commission to
became a First Lieutenant. He died September 16, 1918, in the crash of
an aeroplane. He was buried in Arlington Cemetery.
I'm writing about your memorial for Renselear
R. Hall (http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/rrhall.htm). According to your
biography, he was 11 years old when he died as a First Lieutenant in the
Army ... impressive kid! Actually, he was born February 19, 1896 rather
than Auguat 4, 1907, as your biography states. A transcription of his birth
information is below.
Ohio Birth Index
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