ORMAND C. PAILTHORP, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ormand Pailthorp '10

Date of birth: November 29, 1887

Date of death: March 24, 1916

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1910 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Ormand committed suicide on March 24, 1916 in his stateroom aboard USS Saratoga (Armored Cruiser No. 2) while the ship was at the Navy Yard in Puget Sound.

He is buried in Michigan.

Spelling of Name

Ormund's first name is spelled with a U on his headstone. The Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1910 spells it "Ormond". The Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1911 lists him twice as "Ormond" and once as "Ormand." The Annual Register of the United States Naval Academy 1909-1910 has "Ormand", as does Memorial Hall.

Memorial Hall Error

Suicide is not a criteria for inclusion in Memorial Hall.


Class of 1910

Ormand is one of 15 members of the Class of 1910 in Memorial Hall.