CONRAD A. KREZ, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Conrad Krez '16

Date of birth: September 29, 1894

Date of death: August 26, 1924

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1916 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

Lieutenant C. A. Krez, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3080 in 1923. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1916. Saw service during the World War.

LT Krez was killed when he was struck from behind by the turning propeller of a moving aircraft at Naval Air Station, San Diego, CA.

Conrad Krez was the son of County Judge and Mrs. Paul Theodore Krez and was married to the former Miss Julia Marie Halm of Hagerstown, MD.

Conrad was survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter. He is buried in Wisconsin.

Career

He appears to have been commanding officer of USS O-15, a submarine, before or during 1922.


Class of 1916

Conrad is one of 16 members of the Class of 1916 in Memorial Hall.