From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Alan McAneny '52

Date of birth: May 3, 1928

Date of death: June 28, 1955

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:


Duke was lost when his FJ-2 Fury fighter crashed on O-Shima Island, Japan on June 28, 1955. He was part of a major search effort to rescue two other Marines who had been drifting in the Pacific Ocean for several days.

He is buried in New York. He was survived by his wife, Margaret, and mother. (Information from December 1955 issue of Shipmate.)

Class of 1952

Alan is one of 50 members of the Class of 1952 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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