ERNEST D. HODGE, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ernest Hodge '32

Date of birth: October 19, 1909

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1932 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Ernest was lost when USS Houston (CA 30) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 during the Battle of Sunda Strait. He was the ship's communications officer.

His wife was listed as next of kin. He has a memory marker in California. (Note the date of death given is incorrect.)


Class of 1932

Ernest is one of 52 members of the Class of 1932 in Memorial Hall.