Ensign 

Leslie Malcolm MacNaughton

 

Basic Information

Name
Leslie Malcolm MacNaughton
Birth
2 October 1894
New York
Death
13 Mar 1918
Hampton Roads, VA
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Navy
Rank
Ensign
Unit(s)
Not Specified
Specialty
Pilot
Current Status
Not Specified

Service Record

War
World War I
Battle(s)
Not Specified

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

Leslie MacNaughton b. 1894

Ensign Leslie MacNaughton died in a plane crash in Hampton Roads,Virginia, USA March 13, 1918. This photo along with his sweetheart's was in my grandmother's photo album.
mdyerstudio added this on 4 Apr 2013

Leslie died 10 days after marrying his childhood sweetheart

"Leslie Malcolm McNaughton was born October 2, 1894 and was killed March 13, 1918 in a tragic plane crash (Hampton Roads, VA.) An undergraduate at Yale University, Leslie joined a Yale Flying Squadron, and left Yale to become a pilot during World War I. He was killed 10 days after marrying his childhood sweetheart, Madeline Gibson, of Hudson Falls NY. Leslie is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery Schuylerville, New York."

 

-The MacNaughtons of Argyle, by James MacNaughton, Jr.,1994, page 117

 

Other records show he died in France and that his Naval Station was Hamptons Roads, VA.

mdyerstudio added this on 30 Mar 2013

Ensign, Reserve Force, USN, Class 5, Appointed New York, Died in France

"MACNAUGHTON LESLIE M, Ensign, Reserve Force (class 5), (mother, Julia M MacNaughton, Fort Edward, N Y; appointed New York), Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, Va, "fall in seaplane" (NHC - Ensign McNaughton, killed in seaplane accident at Moutchic, Lake Lacanau, France with Ensign Lloyd A Perry on April 12, 1918), March 13, 1918"

 

http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyUS-CasualtiesAlphaM.htm

Also see record: April 12, Ensign Leslie MacNoughton

http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyUS-CasualtiesChrono1918-04Apr.htm

Notes:

1. Information is in order - Name, Rank, Service other than USN, (next of kin; appointment/enlistment), ship, base or place of death, cause, date of death.

mdyerstudio added this on 30 Mar 2013