FRANCIS A. RILEY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Francis Riley '42

Date of birth: September 5, 1918

Date of death: November 7, 1944

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Francis was lost when USS Albacore (SS 218) was sunk by a mine on November 7, 1944 while on patrol north of Hokkaido.

His wife, Lillian Joan Riley, was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

Francis is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.