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LTJG John Grafton “Burgh” Burgess

LTJG John Grafton “Burgh” Burgess

Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 2 Feb 1935 (aged 27–28)
Millsap, Parker County, Texas, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6, Site 9569-H
Memorial ID 92769328 · View Source
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Graduate of the Blake School, Hopkins, MN, in 1925; Attended The Naval Academy Preparatory School between 1925 & 1926. Graduated the United States Naval Academy as part of the Class of 1930.

Commissioned an Ensign in the Navy. Completed Naval Flight Training & earned the Naval Aviator Badge.

Killed in a flight accident at the age of 28 when his Grumman FF-1 biplane fighter crashed in Texas.

Gravesite Details Interred on Feb. 6, 1935

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  • Created by: Janet
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769328
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTJG John Grafton “Burgh” Burgess (1907–2 Feb 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92769328, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Janet (contributor 47865936) .