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Lieut Henry Alfred Brandenburger

  • Birth 1 May 1898 Illinois, USA
  • Death 21 May 1935
  • Burial Body lost at sea
  • Memorial ID 46767816

Lt. (Junior Grade) H. A. Brandenburger, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3256 in 1926. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1921 (graduating in 1920 due to the World War).

LT Brandenburger, along with his entire crew of six, died when their seaplane crashed near Midway Is. in the Pacific during fleet exercises.

Despite a massive search effort by the U.S. Fleet, no bodies were ever recovered.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 17 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46767816
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Henry Alfred Brandenburger (1 May 1898–21 May 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46767816, ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) Body lost at sea.