JAMES B. ROAK, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Roak '42

Date of birth: September 29, 1919

Date of death: November 16, 1943

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost when USS Corvina (SS 226) was sunk on November 16, 1943 by a Japanese submarine.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

James is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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