Day, Forrest Ferguson

Title

Day, Forrest Ferguson

Last Name

Day

First and Middle Name

Forrest Ferguson

Hometown

Waynesboro, Virginia

VPI Graduating Class

1923

Undergraduate Major

Commercial Engineering

Graduated

1923

Service Branch

Army

Unit

Air Service

Military Events

The 1923 VPI Bugle yearbook reports that Forrest flew in France. During that time he piloted a burning aeroplane for a 1500 foot descent before he was forced to give up and crash to earth. After this mishap sustained the following injuries: one broken ankle, four broken rips, broken nose, and numerous lacerations of the face and body.

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Forrest Ferguson Day from the 1923 VPI Bugle portrait.jpg
Forrest Ferguson Day from the 1923 VPI Bugle picture.jpg
Forrest Ferguson Day from the 1923 VPI Bugle.jpg

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Citation

“Day, Forrest Ferguson,” VPI in World War I, accessed February 20, 2019, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/1119.

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