Rockwell, Kiffin Yates; Wars, WWI, France, Cemeteries; Military, France, French Air Service, Units, Escadrille Lafayette (124). photograph

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Collection Item Summary:

Memorial wreaths and a temporary wooden marker decorate the grave of Lafayette Escadrille pilot Kiffin Rockwell at the squadron's field at Luxeuil-les-Bains, France, probably shortly after his death. Marker reads: Kiffin ROCKWELL / Pilote Aviateur AmTricain / TuT a l'Tnnemi / Le 23 STptembre 1916 / a Rodern / Alsace." [Kiffin Rockwell, American Pilot, Killed by the enemy, September 23, 1916, at Rodern, Alsace.]

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Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Unknown

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Date

Circa late September 1916

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-A-48760-E

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