Lieutenant Orville M. Coston

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Title

Lieutenant Orville M. Coston

Subject

World War I
United States. Army
University of Alabama

Description

Lt. Orville M. Coston was killed on October 9, 1918, while serving with the United States Army in France. Lt. Coston was originally from Birmingham, but at the time of his enlistment was a  law student at the University of Alabama having previously graduated with his undergraduate degree. While a student Lt. Coston was a founding member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.

A mention of Lt. Coston can be found on Lambda Chi Alpha's site here: http://www.alphaphizeta.org/history.asp. Lt. Coston was the son of Dr. R.H. Coston of Birmingham.

More information on Lt. Coston can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60057083/orville-m-coston.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Date

November 15, 1918

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

2028

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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