Monday, January 14, 2008

Chester Tulley Joins Aviation Corps (1917)

Columbia City Post ~ Wednesday, July 11, 1917

Chester Tulley, a son of Frank Tulley, of Smith township, and well known in Columbia City where he has been employed in various capacities, enlisted in the aviation corps at Fort Wayne, last week and left for Ft. Thomas, Ky., at noon Monday. The young man had no trouble passing the examinations having a grade of 98 per cent in mettle and nerve and 89 per cent in physique. Court Bailiff, Joe Egolf is an uncle of the young man.

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