From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Emmett, Jr. '66

Date of birth: July 6, 1944

Date of death: July 12, 1974

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1966 Lucky Bag:


From the November 1974 issue of Shipmate:

Capt. John Pryor Emmett, Jr., USMC, died on 12 July 1974 as the result of injuries sustained in an aircraft crash near Hawthorne, Nev.

Born in Birmingham, Mich., Capt. Emmett was graduated from the Naval Academy, was married and served as usher in a classmate's wedding—all on 8 June 1966. Subsequently he completed a postgraduate degree at the University of Michigan on an Atomic Energy Commission scholarship. At the time of his death he was attached to the Marine Barracks, NAS Lemoore, Cal.

Capt. Emmett is survived by his widow, Peggy, of 4600 Lamont Avenue, Apt. 4-220, San Diego, CA 92109 and his parents.

He was piloting an A-4 and was a member of Attack Squadron (VA) 212.

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Class of 1966

John is one of 36 members of the Class of 1966 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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