From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Harold Hail '21

Date of birth: May 29, 1898

Date of death: June 10, 1924

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1921 Lucky Bag:


Harold was lost when the plane he was piloting crashed near Garrisonville, Virginia on June 10, 1924. The other person aboard, a Corporal, was also killed.

He is buried in Texas.

Memorial Hall Error

The Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1922 and 1923 list him as a 2nd Lieutenant. Memorial Hall has "LT," a non-existent rank for the Marine Corps.

Class of 1921

Harold is one of 32 members of the Class of 1921 on Virtual Memorial Hall.