Walter Mayton was born on 7 May 1923 at Windrock, Tennessee, the son of Columbus Burns Mayton and Mary Lee West.
He Died non Battle on 28 July 1944
Buried at Jonesville Cemetery, Jonesville, TN

332nd Engineer General Service Regiment, Corps of Engineers, Company D

Clinton Courier News, March 22, 1945
Pvt. Walter Mayton, 21, son of Mrs. Mary Lee Mayton of Route 3, Oliver Springs. Young Mayton died July 28 of injuries incurred when he was hit by rolling piling which was being uploaded near a River in France. Pvt. Mayton had been in service 19  months  and overseas 16 months. He was a member of the CCC when it was in operation and formerly was employed by the Windrock Coal & Coke Co.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 May 1923
  • Date of death: 28 July 1944
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Windrock
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 332nd Engineer General Service Regiment, Corps of Engineers
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Jonesville Cemetery, Jonesville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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