EDWARD F. DENNEY, LT, USN
Edward Denney '35
Date of birth: April 20, 1913
Date of death: April 12, 1942
From the 1935 Lucky Bag:
Edward was co-pilot of one of two Navy PBY-5 Catalina patrol bombers that crashed near San Francisco, California, on April 12, 1942. Both aircraft were from Patrol Squadron (VP) 84; the squadron was departing for a homeport shift to Norfolk.
14 MEN KILLED WHEN TWO U. S. BOMBERS CRASH
Seven Naval Fliers Die in Each Plane in Disasters in Hilly Country East of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, April 13. (INS) Fourteen navy airmen were killed and a fifteenth was seriously injured when two navy PBY-5-A patrol bombers crashed in flames in the Livermore hills east of the Alameda naval air station on San Francisco bay, a navy statement announced today. Seven men died in each plane, the navy said.