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Elliott, Edward William - 1st Lieutenant
ELLIOTT, EDWARD WILLIAM - 1st Lieutenant
Son of Samuel A. and Myrtle Elliott; born September 9,
1895, Wapakoneta, Ohio. Living in Muncie, Ind., when he
entered First Officers Training Camp, Ft. Harrison, Ind., May
15, 1917. Commissioned 1st Lieutenant. Assigned to 27th
Aero Squadron. Transferred to Toronto, Canada; then to
Camp Taliaferro, Tex. Overseas in March, 1918. Killed in
an air battle, Chateau-Thierry, France, July 2, 1918. Survived
by widow, Reba Thorpe Elliott, Muncie, Ind.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921