From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ronald Gibson '57

Date of birth: July 31, 1935

Date of death: January 26, 1961

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1957 Lucky Bag:


Ronald was lost on January 26, 1961 in an "aircraft accident at sea" (per the March 1961 issue of Shipmate). Unable to find any other details of his life or loss. USNA '57 gives date of death and "at sea."

He was listed as a naval aviator in the Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1961. He has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Class of 1957

Ronald is one of 38 members of the Class of 1957 on Virtual Memorial Hall.