EUGENE J. CANTY, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Eugene Canty '43

Date of birth: May 18, 1919

Date of death: July 10, 1943

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

24 year-old son of Eugene Martin Canty of the Somerville Police Dept, and the late Mary Ellen Sullivan; loved brother of John, James (Jim), Lawrence, and Frank.

LtJg. Eugene John Canty, class of 1943, was one of two hundred ten officers and men who gave their lives when USS Maddox (DD 622) was hit and sunk by German aircraft in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gela, Sicily.

His parents were listed as next of kin.


Class of 1943

Eugene is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.