JOHN F. WOODRUFF, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Woodruff '38

Date of birth: January 20, 1916

Date of death: February 28, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 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 Michigan.


Class of 1938

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