Miguel Nava '17
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Guadalcanal

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


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Hugh Hadley
Class of 1922

Commander, US Navy

The Dalles, Oregon

September 5, 1942 (41 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, Transport Division 12, USS Little (APD 4), Ship



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Harry Bauer
Class of 1927

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Chattanooga, Tennessee

September 5, 1942 (38 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, USS Gregory (APD 3), Ship Namesake, Ship


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Gus Lofberg, Jr.
Class of 1927

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Oakland, California

September 5, 1942 (39 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, USS Little (APD 4), Ship



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Robert Brown
Class of 1931

Major, US Marine Corps

Caruthersville, Missouri

September 14, 1942 (35 years old)

Navy Cross, KIA, WWII, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, Guadalcanal, Map, Pacific, Ground, USNA 4th Company



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Reynolds Smith
Class of 1932

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Alma, Michigan

September 5, 1942 (33 years old)

KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, USS Gregory (APD 3), Ship, USNA 5th Company


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John Wilson
Class of 1934

Lieutenant, US Naval Reserve

Scottsburg, Indiana

September 5, 1942 (30 years old)

KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, USS Gregory (APD 3), Ship, USNA 1st Company


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William Brady
Class of 1938

Lieutenant, US Navy

Jackson, Wyoming

February 2, 1943 (27 years old)

KIA, WWII, Escort Scouting Squadron (VGS) 11, Guadalcanal, Pacific, Fixed Wing, USNA 7th Company


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Bailis Bell
Class of 1943

Ensign, US Navy

Parkersburg, West Virginia

September 5, 1942 (22 years old)

KIA, WWII, Guadalcanal, Pacific, USS Little (APD 4), Ship, USNA 6th Company