GEORGE W. LINEBURG, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Lineburg, Jr. '66

Date of birth: September 23, 1944

Date of death: June 21, 1969

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1966 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From the November 1969 issue of SHIPMATE:

Lt. George W. Lineburg Jr., USN, died 21 June in an aircraft crash near the Naval Air Station, Atsugi, Japan. Services were held at The Leonard Memorial Home of Glen Ellyn, Ill., with interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.

Lt. Lineburg, born in Oak Park, Ill., attended Scottsburg High School in Indiana where he was voted into the National Honor Society and also received the Hi-Y boy of the year award. A member of the Nineteenth Company at the Naval Academy, he was graduated in June 1966 and then had flight training at Pensacola and at Corpus Christi. Lt. Lineburg joined Patrol Squadron 40, based at Moffett Field, Calif., in Dec. 1967 and had recently completed a tour in Vietnam.

His survivors include his parents Mr. and Mrs. George W. Lineburg of 147 Hillcrest Dr., Madison, Ind. 47250; twin brother and sister Jeffrey and Janet; paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. George A. Lineburg of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Ritzier of Pompano Beach, Fla.

He is buried in Illinois.


Class of 1966

George is one of 36 members of the Class of 1966 in Memorial Hall.