FRED B. CANNON, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Fred Cannon '40

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: September 15, 1942

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

Fred Beatty Cannon, Jr. is listed on the page titled “And Some We Knew.”

Loss

Fred was lost when USS Wasp (CV 7) was sunk by a Japanese submarine on September 15, 1942.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

Memorial Hall Error

Memorial Hall lists Fred without "Jr.", and also as a LTJG; all other references have ENS.


Class of 1940

Fred is one of 89 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.