From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Windheim, Jr. '44

Date of birth: September 4, 1921

Date of death: September 18, 1945

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


"Collection of Bet Windheim Leber"

From Nutley Sons Honor Roll:

(September 21, 1945) - Lt. (jg) John Windheim Jr., U.S. Navy, was killed in an aircraft accident at Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Windheim, of 58 Vreeland avenue, have received no details.

Lt. Windheim was born in Nutley 24 years ago and attended local schools, graduating from Nutley High as an honor student in 1939. He was a member of the high school band. That same year he took his examinations for Annapolis, was named first alternate and on his 19th birthday he was sworn into the office.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Elizabeth.

John is buried in New Jersey.

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Class of 1944

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