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 Kiffin Rockwell

Born: September 20th, 1892

Died: September 23rd, 1916

Famous For:  Aviator, First American to Shoot Down an Enemy Aircraft for the French

Cause of Death:  Shot through the chest by an explosive bullet and was killed instantly, while in aerial combat

Burial Place:  Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, Hauts de Seine, France

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