WILLIAM T. HARVEY, LCDR, USN
Birthdate & Date of Loss
|Date of birth:||November 7, 1928|
|Date of death:||October 14, 1963|
From the 1951 Lucky Bag:
William Taylor Harvey
"Wings," "'Water Tight," the "Grappler" . . . Bill has more friends than he can count. He can be found any time over in the loft . . . the "Grappler's Haven" ... an excellent dancer . . . loves good food . . . hates tobacco . . . bends an elbow with the boys now and then . . . plays company baseball and handball when not wrestling . . . Pennsylvania is the greatest state in the Union . . . a good all-around athlete . . . steady academically. It looked like he was headed for the Army at Valley Forge . . . switched and now the Navy or Marine Corps is going to get a 4.0 flyboy . . . wherever Bill goes his men will be getting a real officer and a great guy.
Bill survived an ejection from his F-8A Crusader, also operating from USS Saratoga (CV 60), on April 24, 1962.
|Class of 1951|
|William is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.|
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