From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hjalmar Christensen '21

Date of birth: February 24, 1898

Date of death: April 9, 1922

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1921 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Died of myocarditis and influenza. Burial at Cass Lake on April 12, 1922.

The Marine Corps Gazette gives no indication that his loss (as a 2nd LT) was operational in nature. Neither does the Army-Navy-Air Force Register and Defense Times.

Register of Alumni gives date of death but no other information.

Memorial Hall Error

Hjalmar's loss was not operational, and he should not be listed in Memorial Hall.

Class of 1921

Hjalmar is one of 32 members of the Class of 1921 in Memorial Hall.