From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Owen O'Neill '15

Date of birth: February 19, 1892

Date of death: March 17, 1920

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1915 Lucky Bag:


From the 1915 Lucky Bag

Owen was lost on March 17, 1920 when he died in a hospital in Philadelphia of meningitis. He was 28, and commanding officer of the 5th Company (Engineers), 1st Marine Regiment.

He is buried in Connecticut.

Owen was born in Boston and grew up in New London, Connecticut; he attended public schools and graduated from Bulkeley in 1909. He had been sent to Philadelphia from Haiti in August. He was survived by his parents, his brother John, and an uncle.

Class of 1915

Owen is one of 18 members of the Class of 1915 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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