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Gustav Hermann Kissel Collection

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Gustav Hermann Kissel Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Gustav Hermann Kissel
State of Birth:
DC
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1914-1918
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1917-1918
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
43rd Squadron, Royal Air Force
Location of Service
France; England; Scotland
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in the U.S. Air Service and flew with the British Royal Air Force / Royal Flying Corps. He was shot down over Flanders and is buried in the Pont du Hem Cemetery near Armentieres, France.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [2 items] -- Photographs
Artifact: Artifact [3 items] -- Other
Contributor:
Eleonore Brooks
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/37555
Subjects:
Kissel, Gustav Hermann
World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Gustav Hermann Kissel Collection
(AFC/2001/001/37555), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2013-02-22
 

 

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