The first Military Aviation School in the United States opened on North Island January 17, 1911. Instructor, Glenn Curtiss, center. Students, left to right: Lieutenant T. G. Ellyson, Navy; First Lieutenant Paul W. Beck, Army; Second Lieutenant G. E. M. Kelly, Army; Second Lieutenant John C. Walker Jr., Army.
The History of North Island, San Diego, California
By Elretta Sudsbury
Tennessee Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: April, 1910,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 3-31-04
Three separate portraits of Lieutenants Paul W. Beck, George M. Kelly, and John C. Walker, Jr.
You will find a brief mention of John Walker
on this Kelly USA website.
To access the site, just click on:
John C. Walker, Jr.
You may want to use the "Find" tool on "Walker."
Editor's Note: This corrected link was kindly supplied by Paul Proft. 1-4-02
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