WILLIAM H. BEYRER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Beyrer '22

Date of birth: May 6, 1898

Date of death: November 8, 1925

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1922 Lucky Bag:


Loss

William "died of a traumatic skull fracture aboard the USS Mercy" on November 8, 1925. Unable to find any other details. Register of Alumni gives date of death and "Guantanamo Bay, Cuba."

He earned his wings as naval aviator #3158 on August 15, 1924.

He was survived by his parents and a sister; he is buried in Nebraska.


Class of 1922

William is one of 27 members of the Class of 1922 in Memorial Hall.