JAMES T. STEPHENSON, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Stephenson, Jr. '42

Date of birth: January 4, 1919

Date of death: October 7, 1943

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost when USS S-44 (SS 155) was sunk by a Japanese escort ship on October 7, 1943 near the Kuril islands.

He was survived by his parents and has a memory marker in Tennessee.


Class of 1942

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

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