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 [decorative delimiter] Class of November 1918

Vol. VI

(Born Ia.)

Edwin G. Shrader

(Ap'd Ia.)


(Edwin Gunsolus Shrader, Born Apr. 6, 1895, Iowa City, IA.)​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 15, 1916, to Nov. 1, 1918, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers.

Served: at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Dec. 2, 1918, to June, 1919; in France with American Expeditionary Forces, on tour of observation, June 20 to Sept. 15; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Sept. 15, 1919, to ––––

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, Unassigned, Nov. 1, 1918.

(Assigned to Engineers, July 21, 1919.)

At Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer, Basic Course, at Engineer School, to June 5, 1919; in and en route to and from France, on tour of observation, June 21, 1919, to

First Lieutenant of Engineers, Aug. 2, 1919.

Sept. 10, 1919; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer, Engineer School, Sept. 10, 1919, to July 31, 1920; at Camp Dodge, Iowa, Aug. 9, 1920, to Aug. 20, 1920; at Camp Lewis, Wash., with the 4th Engineers, Aug. 23, 1920, to Feb. 4, 1921; at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., student officer, Engineer School, Feb. 10, 1921, to July 15, 1921; on leave of absence to July 27, 1921;

(Detailed to Air Corps, July 28, 1921.)

at Carlstrom Field, Fla., student officer, Air Service Pilots School, July 28, 1921, to Jan., 1922, when he was graduated; at Post Field, Okla., student officer, Air Service Observation School, Jan. 9, 1922, to June 30, 1922; with the 44th Observation Squadron, Armament and Operations Officer, July 1, 1922, to

(Transferred to Air Corps, Sept. 23, 1922.)

Nov. 14, 1922; (at Fort Howard, Md., temporary duty, Nov. 8 to 14, 1922.)

Died, Nov. 14, 1922, at Logan Field, Md.: Aged 27.

Obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Iowa City, IA.​b

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Shrader's birthplace, and ultimate rank, are from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Lt. Shrader's burial place is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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