John Belton Watson



Attended Clemson during the 1938-1941 school years.

Anderson, SC

Parents - Mr. and Mrs. J. Earle Watson of Anderson. Also survived by a brother, Captain C. M. Watson, US Army, and sister, Elizabeth Watson, a Red Cross nurse in Lawson General Hospital, Atlanta.

Navy, Lieutenant

Jun 26, 1920

Nov 10, 1944

Died non-Battle - He was the pilot of an aircraft that crashed in an accident in the Chesapeake Bay.

He is buried in Silver Brook Cemetery in Anderson.


Additional Information

Received his pilot training at Pensacola, FL.  Served as pilot with VC-42 aboard the USS Croatan and USS Bogue in the Atlantic theater.

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