GEORGE C. SKINNER, JR., ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Skinner, Jr. '20

Date of birth: January 20, 1897

Date of death: December 18, 1920

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1920 Lucky Bag:


Loss

George was lost on December 18, 1920 while aboard USS Chandler (DD 206), in or near Pola, Austria.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Unable to determine the details of his loss. The "United States Army and Navy Journal and Gazette of the Regular and Volunteer Forces" gives the same information as above (but December 17) and no other details. "Army-Navy-Air Force Register and Defense Times" does the same.


Class of 1920

George is one of 27 members of the Class of 1920 in Memorial Hall.