J. F. Rosemary

Korean War
RankLieutenant U.S. Navy
Date of DeathOctober 18 1953
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Rosemary was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Rosemary was a crew member of a P2V-5 Neptune patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 18, based at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland. On October 18, 1953, the engine failed after takeoff and the plane ditched 50 miles southwest of Iceland, killing 9 crewmen.