Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) Historical

Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) Historical (HM1XYB)

Location: Mesa, AZ 85215 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.123'

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Commemorative Air Force
Arizona Military Aviation
Walk of Honor
Proudly Recognizes
Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF)
1921 — 2005

Born and raised in Arizona, Ted Lines joined the U.S. Army Air Forces after his graduation from Mesa Union High School. He trained as a fighter pilot, flying P-40 and P-51 aircraft, arriving at Debden, England in April, 1944 as a part of the 335th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group. He was a double ace, credited with ten enemy aircraft destroyed, and tied for third place in aerial victories. His P-51 Mustang was named "Thunder Bird", in homage to his Arizona heritage. After completing his combat tour, he checked out pilots in their aerobatic capabilities at Luke Field in Glendale, Arizona. Captain Lines died on June 4, 2005 in Gilbert, Arizona , at the age of 84.     February 2013
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HM NumberHM1XYB
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Year Placed2013
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Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 431655 N 3701698
Decimal Degrees33.45253333, -111.73538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.152', W 111° 44.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 9.12" N, 111° 44' 7.38" 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 2001-2053 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa AZ 85215, US
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