CLYDE C. ELMES, JR., ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Clyde Elmes, Jr. '41

Date of birth: March 8, 1918

Date of death: June 6, 1942

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Clyde was lost when USS Hammann (DD 412) was sunk by a Japanese submarine on June 6, 1942 in the Battle of Midway.

He was engaged to be married to Jamie Redwood of Mobile, Alabama.

Clyde has a memory marker in Arlington National Cemetery; his father was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1941

Clyde is one of 59 members of the Class of 1941 in Memorial Hall.