JOHN F. HARPER, JR., LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Harper, Jr. '49

Date of birth: April 16, 1926

Date of death: July 31, 1951

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1949 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John was lost on July 31, 1951 when his Corsair crashed east of San Diego. Date of death from Register of Alumni; mention of a plane crash and San Diego in the June 1958 issue of SHIPMATE.

He is not mentioned in the 1949 Class History.


Class of 1949

John is one of 40 members of the Class of 1949 in Memorial Hall.