From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Milton Turner '45

Date of birth: August 9, 1922

Date of death: May 31, 1950

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


From Princeton (Indiana) Daily Clarion on June 1, 1950:

Former Princeton Girl's Husband Killed In Crash

Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Graper, 738 East State street, received a telephone call today from their daughter, Kathleen, of Oakland, Cal., who said she had received word that her husband, Lt. Milton J. Turner, had been killed instantly when his plane crashed aboard the aircraft carrier, U. S. S. Boxer. The carrier and flight squadron were returning to the United States from a six-months cruise in the Orient and were scheduled to arrive at their west coast base on June 12. No further details of the accident or services were learned here at this time.

The date of the crash was May 31, 1950.

Unable to find a burial or memorial marker location.

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Class of 1945

Milton is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 on Virtual Memorial Hall.