GEORGE H. WEBSTER, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Webster '45

Date of birth: July 3, 1921

Date of death: December 19, 1957

Age: 36

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


Loss

George was lost on December 19, 1957 when the plane he was aboard crashed near Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania. He and his commanding officer, who was also lost, were returning to the Willow Grove Naval Air Station near Philadelphia. George was the station's "aviation cadet procurement officer." They had left from Anacostia Naval Air Station, near Washington, D.C.

He was survived by his wife, four children, and his parents; he is buried in Connecticut.

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Class of 1945

George is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.