JOHN C. ISHAM, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Isham '38

Date of birth: March 27, 1916

Date of death: November 13, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when USS Atlanta (CL 51) was sunk on November 13, 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

His wife was listed as next of kin.

He is buried in Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines.


Class of 1938

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