From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Theodore Golec '51

Date of birth: January 30, 1927

Date of death: October 28, 1953

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:


Theodore was lost on October 28, 1953 when he died at the Naval Hospital in Pensacola, Florida of injuries sustained in a plane crash. He had been piloting a F-67 trainer when it crashed at Bronson Field on October 22.

He is buried in Pennsylvania.

Class of 1951

Theodore is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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