From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Harold Moynelo, Jr. '45

Date of birth: April 26, 1921

Date of death: July 30, 1945

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


Robert was lost at sea when USS Indianapolis (CA 35) was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945.

He has a memory marker in Georgia.

Harold is mentioned several times in a recounting of the aftermath of the sinking.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

From Hall of Valor:

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Ensign Harold C. Moynelo, Jr. (NSN: 0-389853), United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct during World War II

General Orders: American Battle Monuments Commission
Action Date: World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Ensign


A collector has Harold's posthumous Purple Heart.

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Class of 1945

Harold is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 on Virtual Memorial Hall.