NEIL A. ARMSTRONG, III, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Neil Armstrong, III '50

Date of birth: July 16, 1927

Date of death: February 18, 1952

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From UNSA 1950:

Neil requested flight training after graduation, and later was killed in a mid-air collision at Corpus Christi, TX.

This article has some more information, and the names of five of the six men lost.

He is buried in Louisiana.

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Silas Hart, Jr. '50, James Bowers '50, and John Harvey '50 were also a member of the 22nd Company.


Class of 1950

Neil is one of 35 members of the Class of 1950 in Memorial Hall.