From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Kenneth Ball '54

Date of birth: March 23, 1931

Date of death: January 22, 1957

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1954 Lucky Bag:


Ken died on January 22, 1957, of injuries sustained in a parachute accident at Camp Pendelton, California on January 17, 1957.

Other Information

He was survived by his wife, Shirley. (Information from March 1957 issue of Shipmate.)

From researcher Kathy Franz:

In 1947 at Utica Free Academy, he was vice-president of the Der Deutche Verein.

Also survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ball.

He is buried in New York.

Class of 1954

Kenneth is one of 37 members of the Class of 1954 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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