Charles Alfred Lutz, Major, United States Marine Corps.
Killed In The Line Of Duty
February 9, 1881 – June 23, 1928
Section 6, Arlington National Cemetery
In another famous race, the winning Marine pilot was Major Charles A. Lutz
who took first in the Curtiss Marine Trophy Race at Anacostia in 1928, flying
a Marine Curtiss Hawk.
June 19, 1928 –Major Charles A. Lutz, USMC, won the curtiss Marine Trophy Race at Anacostia in an F6C-3, making a speed of 157.6 m.p.h. over the 100-mile course.
LUTZ, CHARLES A
- MAJ USMC
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/23/1928
- DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
- BURIED AT: SECTION 6-S SITE 8421
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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