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Oliver Johnson '46

Date of birth: April 30, 1922

Date of death: March 17, 1949

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1946 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

He married Ruth J. Schermerhorn, August 30, 1946 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

He died in an military aircraft crash, 17 miles due east of Baffin Bay, Texas. His body not recovered at that time.

From the June-July 1949 issue of Shipmate:

OLIVER T. JOHNSON, (Lt. jg USN- Deceased). It is with deep regret that we record the death of Lt. Johnson who was killed in an air accident at Corpus Christi, Tex., on 17 March 1949. Memorial services were held on 19 March, 1949, at the air station. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Johnson, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Johnson of Miami, Okla.

He is listed on the In Memoriam page of the Naval Aviation Foundation.

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James Smith, Jr. '46, McFaddin Moise '46, and Kenneth Wade '46 were also members of 5th Company.

Class of 1946

Oliver is one of 36 members of the Class of 1946 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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