HUGO SCHMIDT, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hugo Schmidt '16

Date of birth: February 8, 1895

Date of death: February 27, 1928

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1916 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Hugo was lost on February 27, 1928, when the plane he was aboard crashed en route to Annapolis.

He was designated naval aviator #2897 in 1920.

Hugo is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Rogers Ransehousen '21 and Theodore Ellyson '05 were also lost in this crash.


Class of 1916

Hugo is one of 16 members of the Class of 1916 in Memorial Hall.