WILMER J. ILLSLEY, JR., ENS, USN
Wilmer Illsley, Jr. '44
Date of birth: March 4, 1922
Date of death: June 16, 1943
From the 1944 Lucky Bag:
Wilmer was lost on June 16, 1943 when his "plane crashed on a routine training flight" near NAS Jacksonville, Florida. (Information from September 1946 issue of SHIPMATE.)
He is buried in Mississippi.
His class ring is in the collection of the US Naval Academy Museum.
Memorial Hall Error
His name appears "ILLSLEY" in Memorial Hall. All other sources (gravestone, Naval Academy Register, Lucky Bag) have it spelled "ILSLEY".