JOHN W. CUMMINS, 2LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Cummins '45

Date of birth: June 18, 1922

Date of death: June 4, 1945

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


Obituary

From The Cincinnati Enquirer on June 23, 1945:

Marine Lt John William Cummins, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Cummins, 322 E. 41st St., Covington, was killed in action June 4 only a few days after he landed on Okinawa. A member of the First Marine Division, he had been overseas three months. He was a graduate of Holmes High School and the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. His parents and two sisters, Miss Jean Cummins and Mrs. John Tobin, both of the 41st Street address, survive him. He was engaged to be married to Miss Jacqueline Richards, Tacoma Park, Md.

William is buried in Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky.

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Class of 1945

John is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.