WEBSTER C. JOHNSON, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Webster Johnson '36

Date of birth: January 15, 1915

Date of death: December 19, 1940

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1936 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Webster was lost on December 19, 1940 when his F4F-3 crashed shortly after takeoff in the Norfolk, Virginia area. He was a member of Fighting Squadron (VF) 72 at NAS Norfolk, Virginia. (Aircraft and squadron details from an email from naval aviation historian Richard Leonard on December 29, 2017.)

He is buried in the Naval Academy Cemetery.


Class of 1936

Webster is one of 38 members of the Class of 1936 in Memorial Hall.