FRANCIS J. SUHRE, CDR, USN
Francis Suhre '44
Date of birth: March 29, 1921
Date of death: November 27, 1959
From the 1944 Lucky Bag:
Francis was lost on November 27, 1959 when the A4D he was piloting became lost and crashed at sea near Wake Island. His three other crewmen were also lost.
He was a member of the Sixth Fleet Staff embarked aboard USS Newport News (CA 148) for that ship's 1952 Mediterranean cruise.
He appears in the Navy Sports Hall of Fame for soccer.