JOHN C. PATTY, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Patty, Jr. '37

Date of birth: April 4, 1915

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1937 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when USS Houston (CA 30) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 during the Battle of Sunda Strait.

His wife was listed as next of kin. John has a memory marker in Mississippi.


Class of 1937

John is one of 45 members of the Class of 1937 in Memorial Hall.