JOHN M. MCMAHON, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John McMahon '34

Date of birth: July 15, 1912

Date of death: July 30, 1942

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:


Loss

"Photo courtesy of James McMahon, son, via Michael Mohl."

Mickey was lost when USS Grunion (SS 216) was sunk by the armed Japanese freighter Kano Maru on July 30, 1942, approximately 10 miles northeast of Kiska in the Aleutian Islands.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1934

John is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.