GEORGE L. BELLINGER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Bellinger '32

Date of birth: May 26, 1910

Date of death: February 1, 1942

Age: 31

Lucky Bag

From the 1932 Lucky Bag:

Loss

George was lost on February 1, 1942 when his SBD-3 Dauntless was shot down near Jaluit during the Marshalls–Gilberts raids.

He was a member of Bombing Squadron (VB) 5, "temporarily designated as Scouting Squadron (VS) 5"; he flew from USS Yorktown (CV 5).

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1932

George is one of 52 members of the Class of 1932 in Memorial Hall.