ARTHUR D. J. FARRELL, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Arthur Farrell '25

Date of birth: September 27, 1901

Date of death: April 24, 1936

Age: 34

Lucky Bag

From the 1925 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

Santa Monica, Calif., April 24 – Two men from the naval air base at San Diego, were killed today in the crash of their plane against a boundary fence of the ranch estate of the late Will Rogers, actor-humorist.

The victims were Lieut. Arthur Donovan Joseph Ferrell, 32, the pilot, and William C. Kerr, aviation carpenter’s mate, first class, of San Diego.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Arthur earned his wings as naval aviator #3952 on November 15, 1932.


Class of 1925

Arthur is one of 29 members of the Class of 1925 in Memorial Hall.