HANS S. RASMUSSEN, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hans Rasmussen '44

Date of birth: August 1, 1921

Date of death: November 16, 1945

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Hans was lost when the FG-1A Corsair he was piloting crashed near St. Augustine, Florida, on November 16, 1945.

He is buried in Connecticut.

Note

He was a member of — or flying an airplane belonging to — "MF OTU." Unsure exactly what it stands for; suspect it is "Marine Fighter Operational Test Unit" or "Operational Tactics Unit."


Class of 1944

Hans is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.