HERBERT F. CARROLL, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Herbert Carroll, Jr. '34

Date of birth: September 16, 1911

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Herb was lost when USS Astoria (CA 34) was sunk during the Battle of Savo Island on August 9, 1942.

No next of kin was listed, but he was survived by at least his mother.

Namesake

USS Carroll (DE 171) was named for Herb; the ship was sponsored by his mother.


Class of 1934

Herbert is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.