KARL F. BORDER, LT, USN
Karl Border '39
Date of birth: January 5, 1916
Date of death: October 11, 1942
From the 1939 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
While the stone says he died October 11, 1944, he actually died in an aircraft accident at Ewa Airfield, HI, on October 11, 1942. May he rest in peace in the knowledge of his devotion to his family, his service, and his country.
Karl's younger brother Robert also graduated with the class of 1939. According to West Point.org, the two brothers were roommates on the USS Tennessee (BB 43). Karl was detailed to a flight school class that convened in September 1941. He received his wings from Pensacola Training School for Officers in April, 1942.