Thomas Lindsey Blayney holding a rifle
Thomas Lindsey Blayney, shown shooting at a rifle range. Blayney was a founding faculty member at the William M. Rice Institute, where he taught German. He served in World War I, and was a recipient of the French Croix de Guerre. In the photograph he is wearing a US Army uniform, with braided cap, leg puttees, with a cartridge belt and canteen. He is in a prone firing position, with the lifted sights clearly visible on his rifle, and is positioned in lane 24, shooting at a distance of 500 yards. Written on the back of the photograph, is ‘Camp Funston, Leon Springs, Texas’. Original resource is a sepia photograph.
People; William M. Rice Institute--Faculty; Blayney, Thomas Lindsey, 1874-1971; Blayney, Thomas Lindsey, 1874-1971--Faculty; World War, 1914-1918; More... Rifle practice--Texas--Leon Springs; United States. Army--Target practice; Leon Springs (Tex.); William M. Rice Institute--History; Rifles, Bolt action--Texas--Leon Springs; Croix de guerre (France); Military uniforms; German teachers Less...
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