The Life of Paul D Courtney Lt.
Paul was the son of Paul D. Courtney, Sr., of Los Angeles, California and Martha Blatchford Ewing of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
his training on Christmas Eve, 1943, he was commissioned a Marine Corps
Pilot, flying Corsair fighter planes. One week prior to his scheduled
departure for South Pacific duty, he was killed in an accident during
maneuvers over San Diego, California. He was killed on his 25th