JAMES D. SPENCER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Spencer '43

Date of birth: 1919

Date of death: July 30, 1945

Age: ~26

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 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.