DAVID A. MCCOSKRIE, LTJG, USN
David McCoskrie '47
Date of birth: February 13, 1925
Date of death: February 13, 1951
From the 1947 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
USNA Class of 1947, Lieutenant Junior Grade McCoskrie was the pilot of a F4U-5N Corsair night fighter with Composite Squadron 3, aboard the carrier USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45). On February 13, 1951, while on a night combat heckler mission near Yontae-ri, Korea, contact was lost and he was listed as Missing in Action. He was presumed dead on April 16, 1954.
Awarded: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.