BADGER C. SMITH, III, LTJG, USN
Badger Smith, III '59
Date of birth: October 24, 1936
Date of death: January 12, 1962
From the 1959 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
Buried with full military honors.
Navigator P2-U patrol plane crashed in 1962, body recovered in September 1966. On a flight from Greenland to Iceland,crashed on Kronborg glacier, found with 11 other service men.
Graduated from St.John's Military Academy in Washington, D.C. and the United States Naval Academy in 1959. Stationed in Rota, Spain.
There is an extensive writeup on the discovery of the aircraft.
Ernest Ehlers '59 was also in 19th Company.