WALTHER G. MASER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Walther Maser '19

Date of birth: September 15, 1897

Date of death: February 16, 1930

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1919 Lucky Bag:

The Class of 1919 was graduated on June 6, 1918 due to World War I. The entirety of 2nd class (junior) year was removed from the curriculum.

Loss

From CoC News Headlines:

February 16, 1930: Lieut. Walther G. Maser has been killed by an explosion which destroyed his plane as it was being catapulted from the U.S.S. Nevada at Guantanamo, Cuba.


Class of 1919

Walther is one of 11 members of the Class of 1919 in Memorial Hall.