From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Paul Knapp '42

Date of birth: June 13, 1918

Date of death: August 13, 1944

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:


father: Richard Raymond Knapp Sr, mother: Maude Elizabeth Kenton Knapp, Lt. Paul Knapp, wife, Betty, brother: Richard Raymond Knapp Jr.
Paul with his parents.

Paul was lost when USS Flier (SS 250) was sunk by a mine in the Balabac Strait, Philippines, on August 13, 1944.

His wife, Elizabeth Ruth Knapp, was listed as next of kin.

Class of 1942

Paul is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 on Virtual Memorial Hall.