From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Claud Hughes '30

Date of birth: June 1, 1906

Date of death: September 9, 1937

Age: 31

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Claud's life or loss. He was survived by five brothers and sisters and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #4012 on March 22, 1934. The 1936 and 1937 Navy Directories list him as serving aboard USS Quincy (CA 39).

He was the 1930 recipient of the Naval Academy's Thompson Trophy Cup, "Presented to the midshipman declared by the Association's Athletic Committee to have done the most during the year for the promotion of athletics at the Naval Academy."

Class of 1930

Claud is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 on Virtual Memorial Hall.