John Crommelin (1902-1996) was the oldest of the Crommelin Brothers, who served with distinction during World War II. He was
Executive and Air Officer aboard the USS Enterprise during the Battle of Midway, the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, and the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. After WWII ended,
Crommelin was embroiled in the "Revolt of the Admirals," in which high-ranking military personnel made public their views
on budget cuts.