WILLIAM G. HAWTHORNE, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Hawthorne, Jr. '39

Date of birth: September 29, 1917

Date of death: April 10, 1944

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Unable to find any detailed information about William's loss, but it appears to be an operational loss — likely an aircraft accident — near New Smyrna Beach, Florida on April 10, 1944. (He is listed as being involved in an aircraft accident sometime between 1920-1955.)

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1939

William is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.