MAJOR WILLIAM B. DUTY
MANILA, August 23, 1933 – William B. Duty, 33 years old, commander of the United States Army's Philippines Air Depot, died today of blood poisoning. He was a native of Sackets Harbor, New York.
After being commissioned he was assigned to the Philippine Scouts in 1913 and later was graduated from various Army flying schools. At one time he was on duty in Japan. He widow and two children survive.
DUTY, WILLIAM B
- MAJOR AIR CORPS USARMY PS
- DATE OF DEATH: 08/23/1933
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 2670 EH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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