HOWARD P. FISCHER, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Howard Fischer '38

Date of birth: June 30, 1917

Date of death: March 2, 1942

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Howard was lost when USS Pillsbury (DD 227) was sunk by a superior Japanese surface force in a night action on March 2, 1942, 200 miles east of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.

His father was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1938

Howard is one of 70 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.