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Capt William Carl Byrd

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Capt William Carl Byrd

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 8 Mar 1928 (aged 32)
Estelí, Nicaragua
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Lot 2830, Section 4
Memorial ID 35096702 View Source
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Marine Corps Captain W. C. Byrd was designated as Naval Aviator #3394 in 1927. Was commanding officer of Marine Observation Squadron Six (VO-6M), serving in Nicaragua when he was killed in the crash of his aircraft near the city of Esteli.

Burial took place, with full miltary honors on April 16, 1928. Captain Byrd's widow, Harriotte W. Byrd attended the ceremony.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 24 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35096702
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/35096702/william-carl-byrd : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Carl Byrd (29 Sep 1895–8 Mar 1928), Find a Grave Memorial ID 35096702, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .