RAY S. MCDONALD, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ray McDonald '06

Date of birth: ~1885

Date of death: May 3, 1912

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1906 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From The Record-Argus (Greenville, Pennsylvania) on May 3, 1912:

NAVAL OFFICER KILLED
Lieutenant McDonald Thrown Against Elevated Railroad Pillar.

New York, May 3.—Lieutenant Ray S. McDonald, U. S. N., when boarding a street car in Brooklyn, slipped and was thrown against one of the pillars of the elevated, sustaining fractures and contusions of the skull which caused his death later at the Brooklyn hospital. Lieutenant McDonald married Katherine Hellner, daughter of the late 'Rear Admiral Hellner, one month ago in Washington.

Ray was 27 years old when he died (and 27 in a February ship manifest).



Class of 1906

Ray is one of 8 members of the Class of 1906 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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