GEORGE H. LOCHNER, 1LT, USAF

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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: July 23, 1924
Date of death: May 29, 1951
Age: 26

Lucky Bag

1949 Lochner LB.jpg

From the 1949 Lucky Bag:

George H. Lochner

Bayside, New York

George came to the Academy straight from a year as a Navy control tower operator on San Nicolas Island off the coast of California, via the Fleet exams. He had a fairly easy time academically, having completed two years at R.P.I., and put his spare time to good use in soccer, where he not only acted as team clown, but succeeded in booting his way to the varsity squad his Plebe Year. He also found company and batt sports, such as lacrosse, fieldball, and pushball, wonderful opportunities to beat in the heads of his opponents. What with his wise cracks, fiery arguments, and completely fouled-up love life, George managed to keep us all I laughing for four years, and will be a welcome addition to the Fleet, even with his slightly fiendish sense of humor.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about George's life or loss. He is not mentioned in the 1949 Class History.

He is buried in New York.


Class Navigation

Class of 1949
George is one of 40 members of the Class of 1949 in Memorial Hall.
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