JAMES D. PERKY, CAPT, USAF
James Perky '51
Date of birth: July 9, 1927
Date of death: October 11, 1957
From the 1951 Lucky Bag:
Jim was lost when the B-47 Stratojet he was aircraft commander of crashed on takeoff from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana on October 11, 1957. Three others aboard were also killed.
He was the aircraft commander and was survived by his wife, Martha. (Information from December 1957 issue of SHIPMATE.) He was also survived by his parents and is buried in Oklahoma.