GROVER B. WINDHAM, JR., CDR, USN
Grover Windham, Jr. '43
Date of birth: January 6, 1921
Date of death: September 26, 1955
From the 1943 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
Grover B. Windham graduated from the US Naval Academy with the class of 1943. Due to WWII, the class graduated a full year early, in June, 1942. His home of record at the time was Fairfield, Alabama.
He served throughout WWII and eventually went into Naval Aviation. In 1955, he was part of the group known as "Hurricane Hunters" and in command of the 9 man crew of the plane known as "Snowcloud Five". On 26 September of that year, the plane was lost, while tracking Category Five Hurricane Janet. LCDR Windham had been based at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. He was survived by a wife and two children.