Novato in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lloyd Andrews Hamilton
Lloyd Andrews Hamilton
First Lieutenant 17th Areo Squadron
Awarded Distinguished Service Cross
for Extraordinary Heroism in Action at
Varssionagre, Belgium August 18, 1918
Killed in Action
Near Lagnicourt, France
August 28, 1918
District 5, Department of California
April 22, 1934
Presented to the Officers, Airmen and Civilian Employees of Hamilton Air Force Base by the Citizens of Marin County in recognition of Their Mutual Friendly Relationship on the 30th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Base
May 12, 1965
Marin County Board of Supervisors
William A. Gnoss • Byron W. Leydecker • Ernest N. Kettenhofen • Thomas T. Storer • Peter H. Behr, Chairman
Erected 1934 by American Legion, District 5, Department of California.
Location. 38° 3.454′ N, 122° 31.133′ W. Marker is in Novato, California, in Marin County. Memorial Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South Palm Drive, Novato CA 94949, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Vincent's School for Boys (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dixie Schoolhouse (approx. 2½ miles away); William A. Richardson (approx. 4 miles away); Marin County Civic Center (approx. 4.2 miles away); Novato History Museum (approx. 4.2 miles away); Postmaster's House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Novato's First Railroad Station (approx. 4.3 miles away); Druids Hall (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Novato.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the base of the flagpole in front of the Marine Museum of Contemporary Art.
Also see . . . Lloyd Andrews Hamilton - Wikipedia. First Lieutenant Lloyd Andrews Hamilton (13 June 1894 – 24 August 1918) was a World War I flying ace credited with ten aerial victories. During five months of 1918 he became an ace with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and then again with the United States Air Service (USAS). Hamilton Air Force Base is named after him. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.