From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Guy McElroy '54

Date of birth: June 24, 1931

Date of death: June 15, 1959

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1954 Lucky Bag:


Guy's was lost when his F-8 Crusader crashed on June 15, 1959 at Moffett Field, California. His aircraft had some kind of mechanical issue and had been diverted to Moffett from USS Midway (CVA 41). Suspect he was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 24.

He was survived by his mother, who was residing in Alabama.

He is buried in California.

Class of 1954

Guy is one of 37 members of the Class of 1954 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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