Frederick Marion Grayson was born on 21 November 1921, Hamilton County, Tennessee, the son of Benton Clarence Grayson and Mary Gladys Thomson.
He Died non Battle 28 August 1943, Tennessee
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery

Aviation Cadet

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 22 December 1943
In dedication of Frederick Grayson Gymnasium here tomorrow, Carlsbad Army Air Field in New Mexico will honor the memory of Aviation Cadet Frederick Marion Grayson, who drowned accidentally Aug. 28 while stationed here. He was the son of Benton C. Grayson of Signal Mountain, Tenn. Paying tribute to the youth posthumously, the dedicatory exercises will be held on the eve of the graduation of the class of which he was a member, the first class of cadets to be graduated from this bombardier training school. Col. J.P. Ryan, commanding officer of the field, will deliver the dedicatory address. Cadet Grayson was born at Signal Mountain, Tenn., on Nov. 21, 1921. While attending the University of Chattanooga, he enlisted in the army and received his basic training at the army air forces basic traning center at Miami Beach, Fla. His application for aviation cadet training approved, he was sent to Due West, S.C. and then to Santa Ana, Calif., for preflight training. Upon Completion of that course, he was transferred to Carlsbad Army Air Field for advanced flying training with the first class of bombardier cadets to attend the newly established school here.

  • Rank: Air Cadet
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 November 1921
  • Date of death: 28 August 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Signal Mountain
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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