WILLIAM N. BEALE, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Beale, Jr. '42

Date of birth: May 18, 1920

Date of death: September 19, 1947

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:


Loss

William was lost when his F4U-4B Corsair crashed while operating from USS Midway (CV 41) on September 19, 1947.

He is buried in the Naval Academy cemetery with his wife. William was survived by her, a daughter and a son.


Class of 1942

William is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.