MAURICE F. FITZGERALD, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Maurice Fitzgerald '35

Date of birth: July 21, 1912

Date of death: August 9, 1938

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Maurice was lost on August 9, 1938 when he fell from the plane he was piloting near Pensacola, Florida. The officer in the front cockpit took control and safely landed the plane.

In the April 1, 1936 and April 1, 1937 Navy Directories he is listed as an Ensign aboard USS Saratoga (CV 3). In the July 1, 1938 Navy Directory he is listed as a LTjg and "under instruction" at NAS Pensacola, Florida.

He is buried in Florida.


Class of 1935

Maurice is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 on Virtual Memorial Hall.