A telegram was received by Mrs. M.A. Walling of 2485 North Fourth street, with the sad news of the death of her son, Fay Walling, in France, March 12. He was a member of the 36th aero squadron and was stationed near Bordeaux. He would have completed his third year in the service May 31. Besides his mother he is survived by a brother, Theodore Walling of Salem and another brother, Raymond, who is in the Navy. Two sisters survive, Mrs. J.E. Hauser [sic] of Portland and Mrs. G.A. Day, also of Portland. At the time of his death Fay Walling was 21 years old. Before going into the war he had lived in Salem.
Source: Daily Capital Journal, April 8, 1919.