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Asher Esais Kelty

Graduating Class of 1917
Served in World War I
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Kelty

First Lieutenant
Asher Esais Kelty

Army Air Corps
91st Aero Squadron

Hometown

Rice Lake, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Moirey-Flabas-Crépion, France

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France

More About First Lieutenant Kelty

First Lieutenant Kelty led many bombing raids and observation tours during his six months of active service.He was recommended for captaincy and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.

He was killed by a direct shot while flying over enemy trenches near Bar-le-Duc, France.