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.


Class of 1936

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