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Lloyd Wyatt, Jr. '45

Date of birth: July 21, 1922

Date of death: June 14, 1945

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Lt. Wyatt was killed in action on the Island of Okinawa, but his body was "Missing" for 40 years.

He is the son of Dr. Lloyd K. & Mrs. Lucille J. Wyatt of Peoria, Illinois, and Flushing, New York, and his Grandfather was a Doctor, and both families are buried near each other at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.

Lt. Wyatt is a 1940 graduate of Peoria H.S., earned a scholarship to Dartmouth College, and is a June 7, 1944 graduate of the Naval Academy, and married a Miss Rosemary Boiseau in Washington D.C. on June 8, 1944.

He has one other brother, Richard "Dick" Wyatt who was a waist gunner on B-29s.

Bud's remains were interred in Arlington National Cemetery on December 2, 1992.

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Conrad Grove, Jr. '45, Arthur Day '45, Robert Billings '45, James Dawley, Jr. '45, Jack Flanagan '45, Alfred Sawyer '45, Richard Hodsdon '45, and John Horn '45 were also in 8th Company.

Class of 1945

Lloyd is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 on Virtual Memorial Hall.