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William Madison Gay
Major, United States Army
DR. WILLIAM M. GAY
World War Surgeon Won Citation For Bravery At Verdun

SARANAC LAKE, New York - May 13, 1933 - Dr. William Madison Gay, supervisor of veterans administration facilities in this resort, died early today of heart disease at the government hospital in Sunmount, nearTupper Lake, after an illnessof three weeks. His age was 60.

As a Major in the World War, Dr. Gay won a citation for bravery when the hospital in which he was performing surgical operations at Verdun was bombed.  He distinguished himself at Chateau Thierry also.

The body will be taken toWashington for burial on Monday in Arlington National Cemetery with milirary honors.


GAY, WILLIAM MADISON
MAJ MED CORPS USA
DATE OF DEATH: 05/13/1933
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 9989
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 24 August 2007