From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edwin Kelly '30

Date of birth: February 17, 1908

Date of death: March 27, 1935

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:


From Naval History and Heritage Command:

Lt. (jg) Edwin C. Kelly and Aviation Machinist's Mate 1 class Raymond Carrillo lost their lives when BM-2 from USS Lexington (CV-2) crashed during night bombing practice off La Jolla, Calif. 27 March 1935.

He has a memory marker in Texas.

Edwin is not listed in the April 1, 1935 Navy Directory for some reason. The 1934 Navy Directory lists him as a member of Bombing Squadron (VB) 1B, operating from USS Lexington (CV 2).

Class of 1930

Edwin is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 in Memorial Hall.