CHARLES H. KRUSE, JR., LCDR, USN
Charles Kruse, Jr. '53
Date of birth: February 11, 1928
Date of death: February 20, 1963
From the 1953 Lucky Bag:
Chuck was lost when his A3J Vigilante crashed while landing aboard USS Enterprise (CVAN 65) in the Mediterranean Sea on February 20, 1963. He has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife did not remarry; they had four daughters and a son.