From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Oliver White '30

Date of birth: December 12, 1908

Date of death: March 17, 1936

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:


From Naval History and Heritage Command:

SBU-1 dive bomber engine fire kills pilot Lt. Oliver E. White; Radioman 2 class James W. LeCompte parachute's to safety. 17 March 1936.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #3953 on November 15, 1932. He is not listed for some reason in the 1934 or 1935 Navy Directories. In the 1936 edition he is listed as one of nine officer deaths since the previous issue.

Oliver is buried in Indiana.

Class of 1930

Oliver is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 on Virtual Memorial Hall.