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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