JOHN J. DAUB, JR., LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Daub, Jr. '36

Date of birth: May 27, 1915

Date of death: October 31, 1941

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1936 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John was lost when USS Reuben James (DD 245) was sunk by a torpedo attack from German submarine U-552 near Iceland on October 31, 1941.

There was no next of kin listed, but he was survived by a brother, 2nd Lt Arthur Craig Daub, US Army Air Corps, who was lost in a plane crash in May 1942.

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James M. Belden '36, Heywood L. Edwards '26, Benjamin Ghetzler '31, Dewey G. Johnston '34, and Craig Spowers '41 were also lost when the Reuben James sunk.


Class of 1936

John is one of 39 members of the Class of 1936 on Virtual Memorial Hall.