JOHN F. NELSON, LTJG, USN
John Nelson '28
Date of birth: January 30, 1907
Date of death: August 7, 1935
From the 1928 Lucky Bag:
John was lost on August 7, 1935, near Otay Mesa, California when the plane he was piloting went into a spin and crashed. The other man aboard was also killed.
John is not listed as a qualified naval aviator, though the 1935 Navy Directory has him stationed with Patrol Squadron (VP) 5F at Coco Solo, Canal Zone.