JACK E. BRENNER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Jack Brenner '39

Date of birth: October 21, 1917

Date of death: December 27, 1942

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Jack was lost when the PB2Y-3 Catalina patrol plane he was piloting crashed into the Salton Sea in California on December 27, 1942. Seven men were killed; the remaining two were injured.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery; he was survived by his wife, Edna.


Class of 1939

Jack is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.