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== Notes on entries ==
 
== Notes on entries ==
Found two sets of brothers:
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Found two father/son pairs:
* [[STEVEN E. PONTELL, ENS, USN|Steven Pontell '89]] and [[DARIN H. PONTELL, LT, USN|Darin Pontell '97]]
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* [[PHILIP S. CLARK, JR., LCDR, USN|Philip Clark, Jr. '68]] and [[TERENCE L. CLARK, LT, USN|Terence Clark '90]], both in carrier aircraft accidents.
* [[ROBERT T. BIANCHI, LT, USN|Robert Bianchi '83]] and [[KEVIN A. BIANCHI, CDR, USN|Kevin Bianchi '85]]
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* [[HORATIO G. SICKEL, IV, CAPT, USN|Horatio Sickel, IV '20]] and [[HORATIO G. SICKEL, V, LCDR, USN|Horatio Sickel, V '44]].
  
=== USS Thresher: ===
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Sets of brothers:
Great resource http://www.ussthresher.com/ . Will be useful when populating some pre-1955 classes.
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# [[STEVEN E. PONTELL, ENS, USN|Steven Pontell '89]] and [[DARIN H. PONTELL, LT, USN|Darin Pontell '97]]
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# [[ROBERT T. BIANCHI, LT, USN|Robert Bianchi '83]] and [[KEVIN A. BIANCHI, CDR, USN|Kevin Bianchi '85]]
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# [[PAUL W. FLETCHER, CDR, USN|Paul Fletcher '14]] and [[JOHN A. FLETCHER, III, LT, USN|John Fletcher, III '48]]
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# [[CHARLES R. LARZALERE, LTJG, USN|Charles Larzalere '47]] and [[LAWRENCE K. LARZALERE, 1LT, USAF|Lawrence Larzalere '55]]
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# [[JOHN L. SWITZER, LCDR, USN|John Switzer '47]] and [[WENDELL G. SWITZER, JR., LTJG, USN|Wendell Switzer, Jr. '53]]
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# [[WILLIAM S. PYE, JR., LT, USN|William Pye, Jr. '28]] and [[JOHN B. PYE, LCDR, USN|John Pye '39]]
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# [[MELVIN E. RADCLIFFE, LT, USN|Melvin Radcliffe '35]] and [[DORRANCE S. RADCLIFFE, MAJ, USMC|Dorrance Radcliffe '38]]
  
=== 1940: ===
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== Missing Lucky Bags ==
Unofficial names from [https://www.usna.com/NC/History/ClassOf1940/KIA.htm https://www.usna.com/NC/History/ClassOf1940/KIA.htm]
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1973, 1974, 1976 and following
  
 
===1955:===
 
===1955:===
[[ LAWRENCE K. LARZALERE, 1LT, USAF ]] -- Not listed on '55 in memoriam page nor Lucky Bag<br/>
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[[ ROY S. FERENCE ]]  -- Only name in entire Memorial Hall without rank or service – why?
[[ THOMAS H. O'BRIEN, CAPT, USAF ]] -- Lucky Bag says "Thomas '''Edward''' O'Brien"<br/>
 
[[ JOHN L. MCELROY, MAJ, USAF ]]  -- Not listed on '55 in memoriam page nor Lucky Bag<br/>
 
[[ HARRY J. COATES, JR., MAJ, USAF ]]  -- Not listed on '55 in memoriam page nor Lucky Bag<br/>
 
[[ ROY S. FERENCE ]]  -- Not listed on '55 in memoriam page nor Lucky Bag. Perhaps left before graduation; listed as 3/c in 1953 Lucky Bag. Also only name so far without rank or service – why?<br/>
 
 
 
[[ ROBERT M. BALLINGER, CDR, USN ]] -- Killed in North Korean-detonated explosion under DMZ in 1974. Is he listed as KIA?
 
 
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1956: ===
 
[[ ROY W. BRUNER, JR., LTJG, USN ]] -- didn't gradate? Listed in Lucky Bag under "those we left behind". Couldn't find anything via Google.<br/>
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1957: ===
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1958: ===
 
[[ CHRISTOPHER B. WILHELMY, LT, USN ]] -- Lucky Bag spells it "WILHEMY"<br/>
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1959: ===
 
[[ CHARLES R. MARRON, LTJG, USN ]] -- Lucky Bag has Charles ''F.'' Marron<br/>
 
[[ GARY D. HOPPS, LT, USN ]] -- Listed in "casualties;" he appears to have [http://denisonsigs.org/background/chapter-eternal/154.html graduated Denison University in 1960].<br/>
 
[[ RONALD R. OBENLAND, CAPT, USAF ]] -- LB has "Roland"<br/>
 
[[ GEORGE P. VARVER, JR., LCDR, USNR ]]  -- Listed in "casualties;" he appears to have [http://www.washelli.com/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/348226/obit/LCDR-George-Varver been commissioned via another source].<br/>
 
Lucky Bag is organized alphabetical by state.<br/>
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1960: ===
 
[[ JOSEPH A. DEMASI, MIDN, USN ]] - no mention in LB; can't find anything else online or on 1960's class page<br/>
 
[[ MYREL L. MAXON, LTJG, USN ]] - Spelled Maxson in LB<br/>
 
[[ ALEXANDER MCIVER, JR., CAPT, USAF ]] -- [http://www.usna60.com/obituaries/Obituary_MciverAlexander.pdf left USNA in 1958] <br/>
 
Completed Lucky Bag picture insertion and service categories.
 
 
 
=== 1961: ===
 
[[ RICHARD C. RUTHIEWICZ, LCDR, USN ]] - Last name doesn't appear in Lucky Bag; not listed in index. Can't find any information via google. Is last name spelled correctly?<br/>
 
Pictures uploaded
 
  
=== 1962: ===
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=== 1971: ===
Service and class categories applied. Lucky Bag pictures and related articles.
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Worked from scan of Lucky Bag at http://usnaluckybag71.blogspot.com/2012/07/fourth-batt.html
  
=== 1963: ===
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Missing from that scan are (of 18th Co?)
Service and class categories applied. Lucky Bag pictures. No related articles; Lucky Bag organized by battalion, and no pictures of company staff (commanders only). No common teammates.
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* [[ARTHUR K. BENNETT III, LTJG, USN]]
 
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* [[CRAIG L. MCFARLANE, LT, USN]]
=== 1964: ===
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* [[GRANVILLE D. PULLEN, CAPT, USMC]]
Service and class categories applied. Lucky Bag pictures and related articles.
 
 
 
=== 1965: ===
 
[[ PHILIP L. REED, CDR, USN ]] - Lucky Bag and a book citing his loss spell Phillip with two Ls.<br/>
 
 
 
=== 1966: ===
 
[[ VICTOR P. BUCKELY, LT, USN ]] -- LB has "Buckley". Left title as-is until verified, but all references and files are "Buckley".<br/>
 
[[ LARRY V. CHMIEL, 2LT, USN ]] -- "2LT, USN"? <br/>
 
[[ JOHN W. DOHERTY, 2LT, USN ]] -- "2LT, USN"? <br/>
 
[[ CHARLES W.F. WARNER, 2LT, USN ]] -- "2LT, USN"? <br/>
 
[[ RAYMOND C. DALEY, 1LT, USN ]] -- "1LT, USN"? <br/>
 
[[ MICHAEL C. WUNSCH, CAPT, USN ]] -- [http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/57592/MICHAEL-C-WUNSCH Was USMC, not USN].
 
 
 
Added Lucky Bag pictures and related articles.
 
 
 
=== 1967: ===
 
[[ MICHAEL J. SMITH, CDR, USN ]] -- listed on [http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/smith-michael.html NASA site] as CAPT. <br/>
 
 
 
=== 1968: ===
 
[[ ROBERT P. VINCENT, LCDR, USN ]] -- can't find him in LB <br/>
 
 
 
=== 1970: ===
 
[[ RICHARD L. THOMAS, 2LT, USAFR ]] -- can't find him in LB <br/>
 
[[ LOWELL F. VANWAGENEN, 1LT, USMC ]] -- LB spells it repeatedly with a space: "Van Wagenen" <br/>
 
[[ STEVEN A. HAZELRIGG, CDR, USN ]] -- According to the [https://www.intruderassociation.org/Spring_2006.pdf Intruder Association's 2006 spring newsletter], he had been selected to Captain and was frocked posthumously. There is also a Navy award in his name: the Captain Steven A. Hazelrigg Memorial Award.
 
 
 
=== 1972: ===
 
[[ PHILLIP F. PALMATIER, JR., CDR, USN ]] -- LB and [http://a4skyhawk.org/content/philip-j-palmatier-jr Skyhawk Association] have single L in Philip. <br/>
 
Lucky Bag OCR seemed to have more artifacts than others; needs to be bounced against scan/actual book.
 
 
 
=== 1974: ===
 
I think we have the full LB… but there's no biographies. There's almost no ''anything.'' Mostly page after page of pictures without captions; there's somehow pictures of graduation week. Unlike any other LB so far.
 
 
 
=== 1975: ===
 
[[ WILLIAM J. BECKER, LTJG, USN ]] -- Can't find in LB <br/>
 
[[ CHRISTOPHER D. ALLEMAND, CAPT, USMC ]] -- Can't find in LB. <br/>
 
Decent number of OCR artifacts.
 
 
 
=== 1988: ===
 
[[ RAYMOND E. O'HARE, LCDR, USN ]] -- doesn't appear to be a grad – left early? Commissioned via Harvard ROTC in '89.
 
 
 
== Missing Lucky Bags ==
 
1942 – was one published or created? Class graduated 19 December 1941.
 
 
 
1907
 
 
 
1971, partial; page-by-page scan is [http://usnaluckybag71.blogspot.com available on a blogspot post].
 
 
 
1973, 1974, 1976 and following
 

Latest revision as of 17:30, 10 November 2017

Notes on entries

Found two father/son pairs:

Sets of brothers:

  1. Steven Pontell '89 and Darin Pontell '97
  2. Robert Bianchi '83 and Kevin Bianchi '85
  3. Paul Fletcher '14 and John Fletcher, III '48
  4. Charles Larzalere '47 and Lawrence Larzalere '55
  5. John Switzer '47 and Wendell Switzer, Jr. '53
  6. William Pye, Jr. '28 and John Pye '39
  7. Melvin Radcliffe '35 and Dorrance Radcliffe '38

Missing Lucky Bags

1973, 1974, 1976 and following

1955:

ROY S. FERENCE -- Only name in entire Memorial Hall without rank or service – why?

1971:

Worked from scan of Lucky Bag at http://usnaluckybag71.blogspot.com/2012/07/fourth-batt.html

Missing from that scan are (of 18th Co?)