JOHN S. HARDY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Hardy '44

Date of birth: December 22, 1921

Date of death: September 4, 1946

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when his F4U-4B Corsair crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on September 4, 1946 while operating from USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV 42).

He has a memory marker in Mississippi.


Class of 1944

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