RALPH W. BROWN, JR., LTJG, USN
Ralph Brown, Jr. '48
Date of birth: July 9, 1926
Date of death: March 4, 1952
From the 1948 Lucky Bag:
Ralph was lost on March 4, 1952 "in a flight accident over the Caribbean." He "participated in the Bermuda race after graduation" and then reported to USS Mindoro. Later, he "attended flight school at Pensacola." (Information from September 1954 issue of SHIPMATE.)
He has a memory marker in Washington, D.C.
His date of death was March 4, 1952, but there is no additional information in the Class of 1948 Operational Losses list or the May 1953 issue of SHIPMATE.