Lieutenant Roberts was an early Army Aviator and served with the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center, American Expeditionary Force, and died on 18 October 1918. We are actively seeking additional information concerning him.
Roberts Field was the center of Birmingham, Alabama, aviation activity in the 1920s. The field was named in honor of Lieutenant Arthur Meredyth Roberts of Birmingham, killed in a flying accident in France in October 1918.
ROBERTS, ARTHUR M
- 1ST LT 3RD AVIATION INSTR CENTER
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/18/1918
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4285
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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