Walter Harlen Smith
Born 19 March 1924
Died 11 November 1942
Aviation Radioman Third Class
Banana River Naval Station, Melbourne, Florida.
Walter Harlan Smith was a member of a plane crew during WWII. He was killed during a search for a German U-Boat. (Burl Underwood). First WWII casualty from Sevier County.
Walter was the son of Ray McKinley and Velma Maples Smith; grandson of Henry Ira and Donna Beck Smith. He is buried at Beech Springs Cemetery, Kodak, Sevier County, Tennessee.