OSCAR W. PATE, JR., LTJG, USN
Oscar Pate, Jr. '27
Date of birth: December 4, 1904
Date of death: February 2, 1935
From the 1927 Lucky Bag:
Lt. (jg)s John Grafton Burgess and Oscar Willis Pate killed when FF-1 plane crashed and burned near Millsap, Tex. 2 February 1935.
Oscar is not listed in the April 1, 1935 Navy Directory, but his crewmate, John, was listed with Fighting Squadron (VF) 3B, flying from USS Ranger (CV 4).
Oscar is buried in Georgia; he was survived by his father
John Burgess '30 was also lost in this crash.