JOHN E. COWELL, 2LT, USA

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Cowell '55

Date of birth: January 30, 1933

Date of death: December 17, 1957

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1955 Lucky Bag:


1955 Cowell LB 2.jpg

Loss

John was lost in an aircraft accident on December 17, 1957. He is buried in South Carolina, and was survived by his wife, Margaret, and two year old daughter, Debora. He was a member of the 353th Day Fighter Squadron, based at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (Debora's name and loss information from February 1958 issue of SHIPMATE.)

Memorial Hall Error

John was a 1st LT, USAF; he is listed for some reason in Memorial Hall as a 2nd LT, US Army.


Class of 1955

John is one of 34 members of the Class of 1955 in Memorial Hall.