From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Joseph Harmon '39

Date of birth: January 19, 1917

Date of death: July 22, 1943

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:


His headstone is marked:

Joseph Frederic Harmon Lieutenant U.S. Navy Jan 19, 1917 July 22, 1943

Graduate U. S. Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland 1939

Aboard U.S.S. John D. Ford At Manila, Dec. 7, 1941

Naval Actions with Asiatic Fleet in the Southwest Pacific Battle of Macasscar Straits First Major Engagement of U.S. Navy in World War II

Graduate Naval Air Training Pensacola, Florida 1943

Killed in Plane Crash In Line of Duty, Jacksonville, Florida

Unable to find any other records or details.

Class of 1939

Joseph is one of 77 members of the Class of 1939 on Virtual Memorial Hall.