BAILIS M. BELL, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Bailis Bell '43

Date of birth: January 5, 1920

Date of death: September 5, 1942

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Bailis was lost when USS Little (APD 4) was sunk near Guadalcanal by Japanese surface forces early in the morning of September 5, 1942.

He has a memory marker in West Virginia. His next of kin was listed as his mother, Mary Agnes Deberry Bell, of Washington, D.C.. His service number was O-165749.


Class of 1943

Bailis is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.