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Cassard Daniel Waters

Name:
Daniel Waters  Cassard
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
1675655
Unit:
147th Aero Squadron
Date of Death:
1918-07-16
State:
Michigan
Cemetery:
Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI
Plot:
Row:
Grave:
Decoration:
Victory Medal with 2 battle clasps, 1 Gold Overseas Chevron, Croix de Guerr
Comments:

Born 11 March 1894 to Morris and Anna Cassard in Chicago, Illinois. Educated at Yale. Graduated Univ of Canada, Toronto, and was a ROTC flight instructor. Flew the Nieuport 28 in combat and on July 16, 1918, was killed in action. Reported as missing for 2 weeks until his body was found.