World War One And Earlier Medal Grouping To Colonel Charles DeForest Chandler. Very nice grouping to Colonel Charles DeForest Chandler.
He commanded the Balloon Section of the AEF during World War One! The book, which is a rare book is included.
There is a 3 inch binder of research included with the group and there is a lot of Information on him available on the web. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. I like to call him Army Air Force Officer number one! He was assigned the job to start the Air Service from the Signal Corps. He was one of the very first Military Aviators.
The wings are included they are early reproductions. All the medals are his except the DSM which is an early French made piece, his original was #2141 location unknown.
All four of the campaign medals are numbered, mint and trace to him, copies of the medal issues are included in the binder. WWI Victory two bars St. Legion of Honor Officer Grade. The ribbon bars made for display purposes. His Original First style Army Aviator Wings are in a collection and can be viewed on the web.I have several images in the binder. Also several, original photos of him included! The item "World War One And Earlier Medal Grouping To Colonel Charles DeForest Chandler" is in sale since Wednesday, February 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Medals, Pins & Ribbons". The seller is "glover2" and is located in Westminster, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.