FREDERICK J. KIRBY, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frederick Kirby '54

Date of birth: August 16, 1931

Date of death: October 27, 1955

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1954 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Frederick was lost in a crash “on one of his last flights before graduation” on October 27, 1955 near Pensacola, Florida.

He is buried in New York.

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Class of 1954

Frederick is one of 37 members of the Class of 1954 in Memorial Hall.