George Lee Temple
George Lee Temple
Collection of Nick Forder, 2-13-07
"Aviator's Neck Broken"
Knoxville Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: January 27, 1914,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 2-11-07
"London, Jan. 26. - George Lee Temple, a British aviator, was killed today at Hendon. He was making a difficult dive when a strong gust of wind caught the tail of his monoplane and the machine crashed to the ground. The aviator's neck was broken. Temple was the first British aviator to make a flight upside down in this country having accomplished the feat November 24."

     If you search for "George Lee Temple", using the Google search engine, (2-13-07), you will find about 25 links. Perhaps the most helpful is the following.
George Lee Temple
     This page on the Find-A-Grave website offers a very comprehensive biography of this pioneer flyer which was provided by Iain MacFarlaine. He included a beautiful portrait of Temple, along with two views of his monument in the cemetery. You can access the page by clicking on the title above.

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