GRAHAM P. BRIGHT, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Graham Bright '35

Date of birth: 1912

Date of death: December 10, 1941

Age: ~29

Lucky Bag

From the 1935 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Graham was killed by "Japanese machine gun fire" during the invasion of Guam on December 10, 1941. He was a supply officer, and is cited in this book as a member of the Office of the Provost Marshall General.

His wife was listed as next of kin. He has a memory marker in Pennsylvania.

Remembrances

From Find A Grave:

Uncle Paul, I'm your niece Marsha, David's first child. I wish I had known you in life. In addition to photographs, my dad gave me a handwritten letter from one of the natives on the island who admired and missed you. Love, Marsha Lee September 22, 2017

(Emailed Ms. Lee on January 8, 2018.)

Namesake

USS Bright (DE 747) was named for Paul; the ship was sponsored by his widow.


Class of 1935

Graham is one of 56 members of the Class of 1935 in Memorial Hall.