How do I find a former US Marine?

How do I find a former US Marine?

Former Marines and Photos Service information on former Marines is held at the National Archives and Records Administration and the National Personnel Records Center. To obtain service records, please write to the proper agency.

How do I look up past military members?

You can find veterans’ military service records from World War I to the present from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The NPRC houses many types of records, including Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).

How do I find someone who was in the Marines?

Find Active Duty Military Personnel. The quickest way to find someone in the military is to visit the official Servicemembers Civil Relief Act website. The form can be used to request a certificate that verifies active duty status on a specified date.

Who was the missing pilot in World War 1?

Mystery of the Missing Pilot An airman who helped find the ‘Lost Battalion’ during World War I gained his greatest fame when he disappeared on a night airmail run. At 10:10 p.m. on January 10, 1930, Maurice Graham took off from Las Vegas in stormy weather in his Western Air Express open-cockpit biplane, a red Boeing 95.

Who was the pilot for the 24th Aero Squadron?

In April 1919, after the Armistice, Graham began flying Salmson 2A2s as well as D.H.4s for the 24th Aero Squadron in the Army of Occupation.

Who was killed on the USS Southfield Landsman?

Mortar schooner USS C. P. Williams Landsman accidentally shot by shipmate. 29 April 1862. Steamer USS Southfield Landsman William Morrow jumped overboard when a Confederate howitzer shot struck the steamchest. He was presumed drowned. 10 December 1862.

Who was the world’s champion mail pilot in 1928?

Lieutenant Maurice Francis Graham, known to many as “Maury,” had made headlines before. In March 1928, the Professional Pilots Association and newspapers hailed him as the “world’s champion mail pilot,” who flew “175,000 miles on the Los Angeles–Salt Lake City route without an accident, forced landing, or loss of an ounce of mail.