JAMES H. RAY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Ray '38

Date of birth: April 10, 1916

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost on August 9, 1942, when USS Jarvis (DD 393) was sunk by Japanese aircraft near Guadalcanal.

His wife was listed as next of kin.

His father was a member of the Class of 1914 and retired as a rear admiral.


Class of 1938

James is one of 69 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.