From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frederick Putnam '43

Date of birth: June 10, 1921

Date of death: May 29, 1950

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

The Chicago Tribune, 31 May 1950, Part 3, Page 8

3 Flyers Killed as Navy Plane Falls In Storm

Albuquerque, N.M., May 30 - A twin engine navy transport plane assigned to Sandia special weapons base here crashed in Louisiana last night, killing three airmen...

They were Lt. (j.g.) F.R. Putnam, 28, of Albuquerque, the pilot; Lt. (j.g.) John A. Lusby, 28, of Casper, Wyo., the co-pilot, and Aviation Machinist Make First class M.G. Lott, 26, of Jacksonville, Fla.

He is buried in California.

Class of 1943

Frederick is one of 83 members of the Class of 1943 on Virtual Memorial Hall.