CALVIN R. GOSSETT, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Calvin Gossett '45

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: February 16, 1948

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Calvin was lost when his Bearcat fighter caught fire and crashed while taking off from Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, on February 16, 1948.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Note: His gravestone has February 16, but a (fragmented) newspaper account has February 19.


Class of 1945

Calvin is one of 58 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.