JOHN P. HARRINGTON, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Harrington '67

Date of birth: February 19, 1945

Date of death: September 28, 1968

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1967 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From the January 1969 issue of SHIPMATE.

From the January 1969 issue of SHIPMATE:

Lt. (jg) John P. Harrington, USN, was killed 28 Sept. in an aircraft accident near Kingsville, Tex., during a simulated rocket attack. He was serving with Training Squadron 22 at Kingsville in the advanced jet flight program. Services were held at South Orange, N. J., his hometown, with interment in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hanover, N. J.

Lt. Harrington was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., and graduated from the Naval Academy with the class of 1967. He completed basic flight training at Pensacola, Fla., before his assignment at Kingsville.

Surviving are his widow, Victoria R., of 257 Crystal Terrace, Haddonfield, N. J. 08033; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Harrington of 123 Roland Ave., South Orange, N. J. 07079; four brothers, William, Dennis, Michael and Paul; and five sisters, Pegeen, Jane, Patricia, Kathleen and Mary Elise.

John is buried in New Jersey.

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Class of 1967

John is one of 34 members of the Class of 1967 in Memorial Hall.