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2LT George Joseph Back

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 20 Feb 1942
  • Burial Body lost at sea
  • Memorial ID 83416744

Second Lieutenant G. J. Back, USMCR, was designated Naval Aviator #7712 on 31 May 1941. Entered active service via the Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.

2nd Lt. Back, and his aircrewman, Aviation Radioman 3rd Class Class George Bryan, Jr., USNR, were lost at sea when their aircraft, on a routine training mission, went missing off Delray Beach, Fla.

2LT Back was listed as 27 years of age, from Chicago, and having attended the University of Miami. ARM3c Bryan was listed as 26 years of age, and from Oak Hil, West Va.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 13 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83416744
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT George Joseph Back (unknown–20 Feb 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83416744, ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) Body lost at sea.