WILLIAM F. ARMSTRONG, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Armstrong, Jr. '46

Date of birth: November 4, 1924

Date of death: May 23, 1956

Age: 31

Lucky Bag

From the 1946 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

"Bill" was killed "when his plane crashed during a normal landing at Moffett Field. He was attached to VF-191." He was survived by his wife, Norma, and two sons. (Information from October 1956 issue of SHIPMATE.)

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Class of 1946

William is one of 35 members of the Class of 1946 in Memorial Hall.