From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Gerald Anderson, Jr. '69

Date of birth: March 28, 1946

Date of death: July 16, 1970

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1969 Lucky Bag:


From the November 1970 issue of Shipmate:

Lt. (jg) Gerald John Anderson, USN, died 16 July when his aircraft crashed at Whiting Field near Pensacola, Fl. Funeral services were held in the Whiting Chapel.

A native of Tucson, Az., he attended Culver Military Academy and the University of Arizona before entering USNA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in June 1969.

Lt. Anderson was assigned to NAS Pensacola for flight training after graduation. He had been there just over a year when the accident occurred.

He is survived by his widow, Terry Lyle Anderson, c/o Mr. and Mrs. Richard Culler, 2665 N. Indian Ridge Dr., Tucson, AZ 85715.

He is buried in Pensacola, FL.

He was survived by several other family members, including his brother, COL Craig Henry Anderson, USA (Ret).

Class of 1969

Gerald is one of 17 members of the Class of 1969 on Virtual Memorial Hall.