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William Birkett Duty
Major, United States Army
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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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Posted: 1 October 2007

WB Duty Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007