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William Russell Layman
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1920
Keyser
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1943
Newport
Jackson County
Arkansas, USA


CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1943, PAGE NINE

WILLIAM RUSSELL LAYMAN
Keyser, W.Va., Nov. 20--Aviation Cadet William Russell Layman, 23, was killed in an airplane crash at Newport, Ark., on Thursday, November 18. A son of Mrs. Elizabeth P. Layman, Friendsville, Md., and the late Charles Luther Layman he was born in Keyser and attended the Keyser High School. On February 7, 1940, he enlisted in the Army. He served in the Hawaiian Island and was at Hickam Field when Pearl Harbor was attacked. After serving in the South Sea Islands he returned to the United States in April and on May 31, 1943, entered training as an aviation cadet at Maxwell Field, Alabama. He held the rank of Staff Sergeant. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alberta (Ellifritz) Layman to whom he was married on July 24, last; and one sister, Mrs. Clark Schlossnagle, Friendsville. The body will be brought here to the home of Mrs. L.P. Matthias, 351 West Piedmont street. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon and the interment will be in Meadowpoint Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles L. Layman (1889 - 1929)
  Elizabeth Holsinger Pote Layman (1890 - 1990)
 
Burial:
Queens Meadow Point Cemetery
Keyser
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Gail Davis
Record added: Mar 26, 2012
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William Russell Layman
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