BENJAMIN D. VAUGHAN, LT, USN
Benjamin Vaughan '44
Date of birth: December 31, 1921
Date of death: April 21, 1947
From the 1944 Lucky Bag:
Benjamin was lost when his airplane crashed "at the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville" on April 21, 1947. He was survived by his brother and two sisters.
He is buried in Florida.
The article noted he served as a deck officer aboard USS Cabot (CVL 28) in the Pacific during World War II before earning his wings in February 1946.
William Rafferty, Jr. ’44 was also on the gymnastics team.