EDWIN DENBY, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edwin Denby, Jr. '35

Date of birth: May 31, 1912

Date of death: February 11, 1942

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Edwin was lost when USS Shark (SS 174) was sunk, possibly on February 11, 1942, by a Japanese destroyer.

His wife was listed as next of kin; his father was the Secretary of the Navy under President Harding from 1921 to 1923 but had died several years before the beginning of the war.


Class of 1935

Edwin is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 in Memorial Hall.