JOHN M. VILLEPIGUE, JR., ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Villepigue, Jr. '42

Date of birth: July 20, 1920

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when USS Quincy (CA 39) was sunk early in the morning of August 9, 1942 by Japanese surface forces at the Battle of Savo Island.

He has a memory marker in South Carolina. His father was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

John is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.