Hunt, Jason Solon, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, AAF MOS 1056, Aviation Section US Signal Corps
Service Years
1917 - 1918

Aviation

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
1894
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnson
Last Address
Johnson, Lamoille, Vermont

Casualty Date
Aug 01, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Aisne-Marne, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

 Official Badges 

World War I Victory Button WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

AAF Pilot Badge

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army
  1918-1918, AAF MOS 1056, Aviation Section US Signal Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
University of VermontHarvard University
  1911-1915, University of Vermont
  1915-1917, Harvard University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Hunt attended the University of Vermont, and was commissioned as a 1st Lt. with the Vermont National guard following his service as a captain of the University battalion.  He attended Harvard Law School for two years until he left to attend the 1st Officers Training Camp at Plattsburg Barracks, New York. He then attended flight training in Camp Borden, Toronto, Canada and Fort Worth, Texas. He was commissioned a 1st Lt. in the Signal Corps, Air Service in January 1918 and sent to France with his unit in February 1918.

He was engaged in aerial combat in France. He served with the 27th Aero Pursuit Squadron, 1st Pursuit Group, based at different aerodromes, but the Touquin Aerdrome and then the Saints Aerdrome at that time.  On 1 August 1918, he was was one of three men shot down by German Fokkers in an aerial engagement while protecting aerial reconnaissance aircraft.

Location of his remains and their burial have not been determined.
   
Comments/Citation

Vermont in the Great War, 1917-1919, Published 1928;
Chapter II, Vermont Casualties, Killed in Action or Died in Service;
Page 302

 

   
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