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LTJG Charles Joseph Skelly

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LTJG Charles Joseph Skelly

  • Birth 3 Apr 1905 California, USA
  • Death 21 May 1935
  • Burial Body lost at sea
  • Memorial ID 46767871

Lt. (Junior Grade) C. J. Skelly, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3704 in 1930. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1927.

LTJG Skelly, along with the other five crewmembers of their seaplane, died when it crashed near Midway Is. in the Pacific during fleet exercises.

Despite a massive search effort, no bodies were ever recovered. LTJG Skelly left a widow, Miriam, and three young children.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 17 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46767871
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTJG Charles Joseph Skelly (3 Apr 1905–21 May 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46767871, ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) Body lost at sea.