FREDERICK R. BUSE, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frederick Buse '20

Date of birth: March 6, 1899

Date of death: May 14, 1928

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1920 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Frederick was lost on May 14, 1928 when his aircraft crashed "while making a speed test at NAS Anacostia."

He was designated naval aviator #3143 in 1924.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Namesake

Buse Road, aboard NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, is named for Frederick.


Class of 1920

Frederick is one of 26 members of the Class of 1920 in Memorial Hall.