ALBERT E. BAILEY, JR., CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Albert Bailey, Jr. '61

Date of birth: September 1, 1939

Date of death: August 24, 1974

Age: 34

Lucky Bag

From the 1961 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Skip was lost when his US-2B Tracker aircraft crashed short of NAS Weymouth, Massachusetts, on August 24, 1974. The other crewman was also killed.

This series of forum posts contains many details of the crash and surrounding circumstances.

He is buried in New Hampshire.

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John Grafton '61 was also a member of 2nd Company.

Question

Is he listed as USN or USNR in Memorial Hall? He was flying a reserve aircraft out of a reserve base, and he is identified as USNR at the Association of Naval Aviation.


Class of 1961

Albert is one of 23 members of the Class of 1961 in Memorial Hall.