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William F. Daughton
Major, United States Army
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HELD FOR KILLING DAUGHTON
Chauffeur Who Ran Down American Major in Paris Under Arrest

PARIS, October 12, 1919 - Police authorities have in custody the chauffeur who was driving the automobile which yesterday ran down and killed Major William F. Daughton of Washington, D.C. when the latter attempted to cross the Champs Elyescs.  The man is being held pending an inquiry.

First accounts stated that Major Daughton was killed instantly, but he did not die until he had been taken to the American Red Cross Hospital in Rue Bouileau.


DAUGHTON, WM FAYETTE
MAJ QMC RA NO DIV WORLD WAR
DATE OF DEATH: 10/11/1919
BURIED AT: SECTION SOU  SITE LOT 4557
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 21 November 2007

WF Daughton Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, April 2004