JOHN G. BURGESS, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Burgess '30

Date of birth: May 6, 1907

Date of death: February 2, 1935

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From Naval History and Heritage Command:

Lt. (jg)s John Grafton Burgess and Oscar Willis Pate killed when FF-1 plane crashed and burned near Millsap, Tex. 2 February 1935.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

John was a member of Fighting Squadron (VF) 3B, flying from USS Ranger (CV 4) (per Navy Directory published April 1, 1935 — after his death).

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Oscar Pate, Jr. '27 was also lost in this crash.


Class of 1930

John is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 in Memorial Hall.