GERALD T. SKIDGEL, LT, USN

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From the 1960 Lucky Bag:

GERALD THOMAS SKIDGEL

Saco, Maine

After a year of college at Bowdoin, which is in the heart of the Ivy Colleges in Maine. Jere decided to don the Navy Blue and to enter into the arms of Mother Bancroft. Being an ardent sports enthusiast, he will always be remembered for his spirit and sportsmanship which brought victory to several company and battalion teams. Although not a star man, he experienced little difficulty with academics. After his classmates mastered his New England dialect, they never seemed to tire of his tales of his beloved Maine. When he enters Navy Air, we know the Navy will have a hard worker. cool thinker, and above all, a fine gentleman.