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Morlan (Fred H.) Personal Papers
SDASM.SC.10102  
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Description
Fred H. Morlan, born July 28, 1883, enlisted as a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Service on May 16, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. He was sent to March Field pilot school and tested to become a pilot on July 12, 1920. Morlan was then stationed in France with the Advanced American Expeditionary Force for the duration of World War I
Background
Fred H. Morlan was born July 28, 1883 in Wayne County, Illinois to Dr. and Mrs. John H. Moreland. He enlisted as a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Service on May 16, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. He was sent to March Field pilot school and tested to become a pilot on July 12, 1920. Morlan was then stationed in France with the Advanced American Expeditionary Force. He was promoted to Captain on October 5, 1918. After the armistice ending World War I, Morlan returned to the United States and was discharged on March 23, 1921. He then resided in Colorado and became a charter member of the William D. Davis American Legion Post No. 34 in Bunnell, Colorado. Morlan passed away in 1968l.
Extent
0.91 Cubic Feet Two archive boxes 15”x5”x10.5”.
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Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.