From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Albert Oberg '43

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: July 10, 1943

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


Albert was lost on July 10, 1943; he had been Signal Officer and Assistant Navigator when USS Strong (DD 467) was sunk on July 5, 1943.

It was initially reported in the April, 1944 issue of Shipmates that he had been 'reported missing 5 July 1943 in the British Solomon Islands and he died as result of internal injuries caused by enemy action'. He was last seen on the bow of the ship, helping the crew evacuate to another destroyer.

His mother was listed as next of kin.

Class of 1943

Albert is one of 83 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.