JOHN F. FAIRBANKS, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Fairbanks, Jr. '32

Date of birth: August 7, 1924

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 17

Lucky Bag

From the 1932 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John was lost when USS Edsall (DD 219) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 by Japanese surface and air forces. He was the ship's executive officer.

His sister was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1932

John is one of 52 members of the Class of 1932 in Memorial Hall.