WILLIAM J. WALKER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Walker '39

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: September 24, 1943

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Wikipedia:

24 September 1943: The squadron suffered its first operational losses when Lieutenant William J. Walker, the squadron executive officer, and five members of his crew were killed in a crash while attempting a night landing at NAAS Harvey Point in stormy weather.


Class of 1939

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