From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Winlock '72

Date of birth: 1851

Date of death: March 2, 1873

Age: ~21

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

James Henry Winlock was admitted to the Naval Academy from Kentucky on September 21, 1868 at age 16 years 5 months.

Life & Loss

1872 Winlock 1.jpg

Unable to find any details about James' life or loss, except he "died at sea on board the USS Hartford" on March 2, 1878 at age 21.

He is buried in Malaysia.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 25 September, 1868. Graduated 1 June, 1872. Died 2 March, 1873.

Class of 1872

James is one of 2 members of the Class of 1872 in Memorial Hall.