JAMES D. SPENCER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Spencer '43

Date of birth: August 30, 1919

Date of death: July 30, 1945

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost on July 30, 1945 when USS Indianapolis (CA 35) was sunk by a Japanese submarine.

James' father and mother are buried in Arlington National Cemetery; he has a memory marker on their headstone.


Class of 1943

James is one of 83 members of the Class of 1943 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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