WALTER J. CONKLIN, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Walter Conklin, Jr. '42

Date of birth: February 4, 1920

Date of death: April 6, 1948

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Walter was lost on April 6, 1946 in an "airplane crash aboard the carrier Saipan at sea." He was survived by his wife, Dorothy, his father, a brother, and two sisters.


Class of 1942

Walter is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.