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Milton was lost on January 5, 1957 when his plane crashed shortly after launching from USS Bon Homme Richard off the coast of Japan. He was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 211, based at Moffett Field, California. He was survived by his wife, Margie. (Information from March 1957 issue of ''Shipmate''.)
 
Milton was lost on January 5, 1957 when his plane crashed shortly after launching from USS Bon Homme Richard off the coast of Japan. He was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 211, based at Moffett Field, California. He was survived by his wife, Margie. (Information from March 1957 issue of ''Shipmate''.)
  
He has [https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=LUCAS&GSfn=MILTON&GSmn=A.&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=24629189&df=all& a memory marker] in Arlington National Cemetery.
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He has [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24629189 a memory marker] in Arlington National Cemetery.
  
 
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Milton Lucas '53

Date of birth: October 1, 1930

Date of death: January 5, 1957

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Milton was lost on January 5, 1957 when his plane crashed shortly after launching from USS Bon Homme Richard off the coast of Japan. He was a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 211, based at Moffett Field, California. He was survived by his wife, Margie. (Information from March 1957 issue of Shipmate.)

He has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1953

Milton is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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