Historical Rosters Database
William Byrd Lee MiltonRoster ID 9629
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|Middle Name:||Byrd Lee|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1929|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Died in World War II. The Rev. William Byrd Lee Milton, RAF. Milton and his brother, the Rev. Marshall M. Milton,Jr.'34, took leaves of absence from their churches when World War II began and joined the Royal Air Force, first going to Canada and then to the ferry command in England. Milton died in a plane crash in Scotland in 1943 while serving as a flight officer with the Air Transport Auxiliary. Together, the brothers were know as "Virginia's Famed Flying Parsons." Marshall Milton died on Nov. 5, 1993.|