EDWARD S. GUTHRIE, JR., 1LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Guthrie, Jr. '51

Date of birth: November 20, 1926

Date of death: November 14, 1952

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

First Lieutenant Guthrie was the pilot of a B-26C Invader bomber with the 95th Bomber Squadron, 17th Bomber Wing. On November 14, 1952, while on a night interdiction mission, radar contact with the aircraft was lost. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on February 28, 1954.

Awarded: Air Medal, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Class of 1951

Edward is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.