From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Cedric Peterson, Jr. '50

Date of birth: September 25, 1926

Date of death: December 7, 1953

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Cedric was lost on December 7, 1953 when the F-84G he was piloting crashed near Komaki AB, Japan.

He is buried in Wisconsin.

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James Bowers '50, Hamilton McDowell, Jr. '50, Wilbur Spradling, Jr. '50, James Wills, Jr. '50, Edward Hotz, Jr. '50, Lorenzo Daleo '50, George Duncan, Jr. '50, and Christopher Braybrooke '50 were also graduated from pilot training class 51-E, Williams AFB, Arizona, on August 4, 1951. (Sixty-seven Naval Academy graduates completed this class.)

Class of 1950

Cedric is one of 36 members of the Class of 1950 on Virtual Memorial Hall.