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WW1 DSC Aviator photo

Started by Wyonative , Feb 28 2014 12:25 PM

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#1 Wyonative

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 12:25 PM

Here is one of my latest pickups.  An unknown image taken from an album   NOT BY ME! of a ww1 Pilot with what appears to be three war service chevrons on his sleeve. He has wings on and a nice DSC!. No ID though. Help me out!

Photo may have been taken at Carlstrom Field Florida. As other images were from there.  Thanks in advance!  Ryan

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#2 Dakota

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 12:32 PM

Good luck with your search!

 

 

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#3 scottiques

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 02:37 PM

Great image-- good luck with your search to pin down an ID.

 

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#4 agate hunter

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 04:28 PM

Great photo!



#5 Jeff TX

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 04:57 PM

Nice photo and good luck!

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 09:05 PM

Great picture!!! 



#7 Wyonative

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 07:58 AM

It has been suggested to me that this is David McKelvey Peterson who was an instructer in Florida in the 1918 1919 Period at Dorr Field about three hours away from Carlstrom Field where this picture was taken.  Peterson was awarded the DSC twice in France and served as an ambulance driver prior to the US joining the fight. He was killed in a flying accident in 1919.  Let me know your thoughts guys.  Ryan

 

 

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#8 AustinO

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:03 AM

Absolutely looks like the same guy.  Nice! 



#9 Johnny Signor

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:21 AM

The resemblance is very close , could be your man ................



#10 mattsmilitary

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 09:45 AM

Awesome photo



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Posted 11 July 2014 - 09:50 AM

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#12 Wyonative

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:48 AM

Found another cool picture torn from another Carlstrom Field Photo Album.  Looks to be Peterson receiving his DSC!

 

Ryan

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