From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Fred Byers '18

Date of birth: May 2, 1895

Date of death: December 3, 1923

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1918 Lucky Bag:

The Class of 1918 was graduated on June 28, 1917 due to World War I.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Fred's life or loss. The Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1924 gives his date of death as December 3, 1923 but provides no other information.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #2947 on August 11, 1921.

He is buried in Florida. It's possible he was survived by his wife and a son.

Class of 1918

Fred is one of 14 members of the Class of 1918 in Memorial Hall.