EUGENE E. ELMORE, LCDR, USN
Eugene Elmore '22
Date of birth: June 30, 1900
Date of death: August 9, 1942
From the 1922 Lucky Bag:
His wife was listed as next of kin; he was also survived by a son, who was old enough to serve during World War II. Eugene has a memory marker in Georgia and another at the Annapolis National Cemetery.
USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE 686) was named for Eugene; the ship was sponsored by his widow.
Raymond Hansen '22 was Eugene's roommate; he too was lost in the Battle of Savo Island (while serving aboard USS Vincennes (CA 44). Information from Raymond A. Hansen, Jr. '61 via email on November 6, 2018.