JOHN J. MCDONALD, III, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John McDonald, III '44

Date of birth: July 21, 1921

Date of death: February 27, 1950

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John was lost when his F4U-5 Corsair crashed on February 27, 1950 near NAS Atlantic City. He had recently been engaged to be married. (Information from May 1950 issue of SHIPMATE.)


Class of 1944

John is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.