MILTON A. LUCAS, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Milton Lucas '53

Date of birth: October 1, 1930

Date of death: January 5, 1957

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Milton was lost on January 5, 1957 when his plane crashed shortly after launching from USS Bon Homme Richard off the coast of Japan. He was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 211, based at Moffett Field, California. He was survived by his wife, Margie. (Information from March 1957 issue of SHIPMATE.)

He has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1953

Milton is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 in Memorial Hall.