PATRICK E. YOUNG, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Patrick Young '75

Date of birth: April 16, 1951

Date of death: March 1, 1977

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1975 Lucky Bag:


Shipmate

From the September 1977 issue of Shipmate:

Ens. Patrick Edward Young USN died in an aircraft accident on 1 March 1977. His radar intercept officer, Lt. Rex L. Page USN, was killed as well. A native of the State of Missouri, Ensign Young was graduated from the Naval Academy with the Class of 1975 and entered flight training immediately thereafter. While at the Naval Academy he had been an accomplished sailor. He was designated naval aviator in September 1976 and was assigned to Fighter Squadron 101 at the Oceana Naval Air Station at the time of his death. The F-4 Phantom jet fighter he was piloting on a training mission crashed in a swampy area of northeastern North Carolina.

He is survived by his parents and a sister of 16008 East 41st St., Independence MO 64055.

He was piloting a F-4 Phantom II.


Class of 1975

Patrick is one of 8 members of the Class of 1975 in Memorial Hall.