WILLIAM J. AYERS, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Ayers '43

Date of birth: October 4, 1919

Date of death: September 26, 1945

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


Loss

William was lost on September 26, 1945 when his airplane crashed "eight miles south of New Smyrna, Fla." (Information from September 1946 issue of SHIPMATE.)

He is buried in California.


Class of 1943

William is one of 83 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.