EDWARD C. METCALFE, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Metcalfe '22

Date of birth: March 15, 1898

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 44

Lucky Bag

From the 1922 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Edward was lost when USS Quincy (CA 39) was sunk early in the morning of August 9, 1942 by Japanese surface forces at the Battle of Savo Island. He was the ship's navigator.

His wife was listed as next of kin; he was also survived by a son, Jim (USNA '63).


Class of 1922

Edward is one of 27 members of the Class of 1922 in Memorial Hall.