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Kidd, Vernon Monroe - 1st Lieutenant
KIDD, VERNON MONROE - 1st Lieutenant, British Royal Flying Corps
Son of Albert and Fannie Frazier Kidd; born December 6,
1896, Waco, Mo. Moved with parents to Yorktown, Delaware
County, Ind. in 1902. Electrician. After being rejected several
times by U.S. recruiting officers, he enlisted in Canadian Flying
Corps, in September, 1917. Sailed for England early in 1918.
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant. Killed in airplane accident
August 30, 1918, while teaching a recruit how to pilot his
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