WALTER C. DEY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Walter Dey '24

Date of birth: July 16, 1901

Date of death: August 23, 1937

Age: 36

Lucky Bag

From the 1924 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Walter was lost when the seaplane he was aboard crashed into San Diego Bay on August 23, 1937.

Unable to find any memory marker or next of kin.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #3624 on March 20, 1930.

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William Freshour '31 and Ford Wallace '31 were also lost in this crash.


Class of 1924

Walter is one of 41 members of the Class of 1924 in Memorial Hall.