Groton, CT – October 9, 1945

Groton, Connecticut – October 9, 1945

      On October 9, 1945, navy pilot (rank unknown) John Seymour Tyler, 24, was killed when the plane he was flying crashed in Groton, Connecticut.   The type of aircraft, and details of the accident are not available.

      Tyler’s body was brought to Quonset Naval Air Station in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, before being transported to New York for burial.  According to a Rhode Island death certificate, he was born in San Francisco, California, and listed an address of Hudson Parkway, New York, N.Y. 

     Source: North Kingstown, Rhode Island, death certificate #45-97

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