LOREN A. MORRIS, LCDR, USN
Loren Morris '27
Date of birth: January 30, 1904
Date of death: April 12, 1942
From the 1927 Lucky Bag:
Loren was lost on April 12, 1942 when the PBY-5 Catalina he was flying crashed into a mountain near Alameda, California. He had been commanding officer of Patrol Squadron (VP) 84 since October 1, 1941; the squadron was departing for a homeport shift to Norfolk. Another aircraft from his squadron also crashed in this incident. In all, 13 officers and men were lost; only one enlisted man survived.
He earned his wings as naval aviator #3560 on November 30, 1929.
Loren is buried in Arlington National Cemetery with his wife.