HUGH D. HAMILTON, LTJG, USN
Hugh Hamilton '43
Date of birth: June 5, 1919
Date of death: September 11, 1943
From the 1943 Lucky Bag:
Hugh was one of 197 officers and crew lost when USS Savannah (CL 42) was struck by a German radio-controlled Fritz X glide-bomb on September 11, 1943 while providing gunfire support for the landings at Salerno, Italy.
He was survived by his "parents; brother, Robert (1913-1968); and sister, Bobby Ruth Hamilton Crosby (1925, Dorchester, Texas-2016, Richmond, Virginia)."
Hugh has a second memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery.