RENWICK S. CALDERHEAD, LCDR, USN
Renwick Calderhead '27
Date of birth: July 29, 1903
Date of death: August 20, 1942
From the 1927 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
A 39 year old American male from Dawson, Canada, serving on active duty as a Lieutenant Commander (Aviation), U.S. Navy during World War II. He died on August 20, 1942 from an airplane crash at Manzanilla Bay [Panama]. He was buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery then re-interred at Corozal [Panama] American Cemetery in 1979.
Renwick was piloting a PBY-5 Catalina. Three others were also killed; four were injured. He was commanding officer of Patrol Squadron (VP) 34 from the squadron's establishment on April 16, 1942 until his death.