From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Charles Signer '26

Date of birth: May 17, 1902

Date of death: March 30, 1938

Age: 35

Lucky Bag

From the 1926 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Ensign C. E. Signer, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3427 in 1929. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1926.

Son of Ira Grant & Mary (Billings) Signer; married the former Miss Barbara Isabella Edmundson, of Pensavola, Fla., in 1928.

Lieutenant Signer was lost at sea, with his entire crew, when his patrol seaplane crashed during the 1938 annual fleet exercise held in the Pacific.

Charles was a member of Patrol Squadron (VP) 18.

He has a memorial marker in Illinois. Charles was survived by his wife, Barbara.

Class of 1926

Charles is one of 36 members of the Class of 1926 on Virtual Memorial Hall.