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Galen Gilbert '64
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: July 20, 1966
From the 1964 Lucky Bag:
A Navy flier whose jet plane crashed at sea 20 miles off the Southern California coast was officially listed as lost at sea in the line of duty, the Navy reported. An F8-U Crusader jet piloted by Lt. (j. g.) Galen E. Gilbert, 23, Neosho, Mo., crashed into the ocean Wednesday night as Gilbert was practicing instrument approaches to the carrier Ticonderoga, officials said. The Navy ended the search Friday after finding no trace of Giibert or his plane.
Galen was lost on July 20, 1966.
Daryl Summers '64 was also in 23rd Company.