The Tragedy of Young Life Lost
This section will document deaths of students
From decorated admirals to mess stewards to blacksmiths to infants, the Cemetery and Columbarium hold the remains of a diverse array of individuals. Their lives tell the history of the US Navy and the Naval Academy. Click to view a map of the Cemetery indicating the locations of these notable monuments.
Midshipmen William Edward Traylor Neumann NA 1903 and Thomas Ward, Jr. NA 1903 were friends and chose to serve on the USS Missouri together. They died during a training accident on April 13, 1904. Their grave is representative of a small number of midshipmen graves at the Cemetery. Section 8