JAMES H. DAWLEY, JR., LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Dawley, Jr. '45

Date of birth: 1922

Date of death: December 16, 1947

Age: ~25

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

He was aboard a naval bomber and it accidentally collided with a fighter plane as they were both coming in for a landing.

The accident was on December 16, 1947, and occurred in the Norfolk, Virginia area.

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Class of 1945

James is one of 58 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.