EDWIN D. SCORZA, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edwin Scorza '44

Date of birth: June 9, 1922

Date of death: November 10, 1954

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Edwin was lost on November 10, 1954 "in a plane crash at Brigantine, N.J." He was survived by his wife, Jacquelyn, daughter, Catherine T., and son Edwin, Jr. (Information from January 1955 issue of SHIPMATE and this article.) He was a member of Composite Squadron (VC) 4, based at Naval Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife is buried with him.

Career

He was detached from USS Monterey (CVL 26) in August 1944 to report for pilot training. His service number was 283179.


Class of 1944

Edwin is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.