1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O'Neill Historical

1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O'Neill Historical (HM1XYF)

Location: Mesa, AZ 85215 Maricopa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 27.154', W 111° 44.122'

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Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose O'Neill
1896 — 1980

Hailing from Nogales AZ, Ralph O'Neill served in the U.S. Army Air Service with the 147th Aero Squadron during World War I. Flying Nieuport 28 & SPAD 13 fighters, he was the unit's most durable pilot, amassing 103 combat patrols between 1 June and 6 November 1918. Finishing the conflict with 6 confirmed aerial victories, O'Neill was thrice awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantryand the Croix de Guerre with Palm. After the war he continued his military aviation career, organizing and training a modern Mexican Air Force. In 1929 O'Neill founded the New York, Rio & Buenos Aires Line, a transcontinental passenger & mail air service.     2014
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HM NumberHM1XYF
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Year Placed2014
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 431657 N 3701702
Decimal Degrees33.45256667, -111.73536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.154', W 111° 44.122'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 9.24" N, 111° 44' 7.32" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2055 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa AZ 85215, US
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