GEORGE L. FERMIER, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Fermier '89

Date of birth: March 4, 1868

Date of death: November 18, 1898

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

George Lucien Fermier was admitted to the Naval Academy from Indiana on May 21, 1885 at age 17 years 2 months.

Loss

George died of "stomach ailments" on November 19, 1898 while aboard USS Petrel (Gunboat No. 2) in Shanghai, China.

He is buried in Indiana.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Naval Cadet, 21 May, 1885. Ensign, 1 July, 1891. Died 19 November, 1898.

Memorial Hall Error

Illness is not a criteria for inclusion in Memorial Hall.


Class of 1889

George is one of 3 members of the Class of 1889 in Memorial Hall.