DARWIN R. MERRITT, ENS, USN
Darwin Merritt '95
Date of birth: April 12, 1872
Date of death: February 15, 1898
From the 1895 Lucky Bag:
Darwin was lost on February 15, 1898 when USS Maine (Armored Cruiser No. 1) was destroyed in an explosion in Havana Harbor, Cuba.
He is buried in Iowa.
He is listed on the killed in action panel in the front of Memorial Hall under the heading "MAINE EXPLOSION 1898."