GEORGE L. FERMIER, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

George Fermier '89

Date of birth: March 4, 1868

Date of death: November 18, 1898

Age: 30

Naval Academy Register

George Lucien Fermier was admitted to the Naval Academy from Indiana on May 21, 1885 at age 17 years 2 months.

Naval Academy Photo Album

Loss

George died of "stomach ailments" on November 19, 1898 while aboard USS Petrel (Gunboat No. 2) in Shanghai, China.

He is buried in Indiana.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Naval Cadet, 21 May, 1885. Ensign, 1 July, 1891. Died 19 November, 1898.



Class of 1889

George is one of 3 members of the Class of 1889 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

The "category" links below lead to lists of related Honorees; use them to explore further the service and sacrifice of the alumni in Memorial Hall.