JAMES C. WELSH, CAPT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Welsh '53

Date of birth: May 8, 1931

Date of death: December 23, 1963

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:


Loss

James died on December 23, 1963 of injuries he sustained in a crash of his U-6A Beaver on December 11 near Clark Field, Philippines. There were five people aboard, and all initially survived. He is buried in Nevada.

He was survived by his wife. (Information from March 1964 issue of SHIPMATE.)


Class of 1953

James is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 in Memorial Hall.