JOHN M. ENNIS, LCDR, USN
John Ennis '35
Date of birth: January 23, 1913
Date of death: July 15, 1943
From the 1935 Lucky Bag:
Life & Loss
John was lost on July 15, 1943 when his plane crashed "thirteen miles from NAS, Hollister, California." (Information from September 1946 issue of Shipmate.)
John was born in Washington and entered the Naval Academy from Iowa. John is listed in the 1937 Register of Commissioned Officers as serving on USS Gilmer. He was promoted to LTjg June 6, 1938. In the April 1, 1941 Navy Directory he's listed as a LTjg under instruction at NAS Pensacola. He was promoted to Lieutenant January 1, 1942 and LCDR on May 1, 1943.
He is buried in Washington.