WALLACE B. MECHLING, LT, USN
Wallace Mechling '57
Date of birth: September 2, 1935
Date of death: January 13, 1962
From the 1957 Lucky Bag:
Bruce was lost when the A-3 Skywarrior he was piloting crashed on a mountain in central Luzon, Philippines, on January 13, 1962. He was flying from USS Coral Sea (CVA 43) and is buried in California. The copilot and crewman aboard were also lost.
His father was commanding officer of the NROTC unit at the University of Oklahoma in 1955.