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Charles Lee Hyde Collection--World War I

 Unprocessed — Box: 03756 C
Identifier: H2009-042

Content Description

The collection consists of a diary and various military papers of Charles Lee Hyde of Pierre. Charles Hyde enlisted on November 9, 1917 at Fort Omaha, Nebraska. He was twenty five years old at enlistment and listed his occupation as lawyer. Mr. Hyde was honorably discharged as a Private, First Class, Flying Cadet in the Army Air Service. Charles Hyde’s diary is dated from January 1, 1918 to April 11, 1918. The diary was written during Hyde’s time at Camp Fremont in Palo Alto, CA and his aeronautics training at Ellington Field in Houston, TX. The diary describes weather, training, letters received, and activities. Military Records included in the collection are: United States Army School of Military Aeronautics Scholarship Record – 1918, Diploma from the Aerial Gunnery Instruction School – Ellington Field – Houston Texas, Enlistment Record, Certificate of Graduation United States Schools of Military Aeronautics – 1918, and Army of the United States of America honorable discharge certificate.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1917-1918

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet