GEORGE B. NICOL, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Nicol '34

Date of birth: October 12, 1912

Date of death: June 7, 1945

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:

Loss

George was lost when his FG-1D Corsair crashed near Cuba on June 7, 1945. He was a member of — and likely the commanding officer of, given his rank — Bombing Fighting Squadron (VBF) 93, embarked in USS Boxer (CV 21).

His wife was listed as next of kin. He has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1934

George is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.