From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Allan Wussow '39

Date of birth: January 18, 1916

Date of death: October 14, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:


Allan was aboard a PBY-5 Catalina with Patrol Squadron (VP) 91 when that aircraft went "missing in action since making contact with the enemy" on October 14, 1942.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Allan's sword was up for auction in June 2012.

Regulation sword with a 28 7/8" triple etched blade with patriotic motifs and "Allan G. Wussow", in excellent condition showing no wear. Gilt brass hilt, fish skin grip and triple wire wrap also in excellent condition. Brass mounted leather scabbard with minor flaking. Top mount is engraved "AGW".

Memorial Hall Error

Several sources list him as a LCDR; in Memorial Hall he is listed as a LT.

Class of 1939

Allan is one of 77 members of the Class of 1939 on Virtual Memorial Hall.