EUGENE S. LYTLE, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Eugene Lytle, Jr. '31

Date of birth: May 11, 1909

Date of death: February 26, 1943

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1931 Lucky Bag:

Loss

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Eugene was lost when his plane crashed near Cockeysville, Maryland, on February 26, 1943. The aircraft was returning to its base at Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The other crewman aboard survived.

He is buried in Missouri.

Other

He earned his wings as naval aviator #4167 in 1934.

Eugene is mentioned twice in The Royal Works - U.S.S. Lexington A Souvenir of the Neptune party Held 20 May, 1936 in the United States Ship Lexington (on the occasion of the ship crossing the equator). He was a LTjg at the time.


Class of 1931

Eugene is one of 50 members of the Class of 1931 in Memorial Hall.