ALBERT C. KOPLEWSKI, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Albert Koplewski '43

Date of birth: April 18, 1921

Date of death: December 21, 1953

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Albert was lost on December 21, 1953 in a plane crash in England. He was evaluating the Wyvern, a Royal Navy turboprop attack airplane. (Information from "Wings & Warrriors" by Donald Engen.)

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Unable to find a citation for the Navy and Marine Corps Medal cited on his gravestone.


Class of 1943

Albert is one of 81 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.