RAYMOND M. KREPPS, JR., LTJG, USN

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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: November 15, 1942
Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

1942 Krepps LB.jpg

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

RAYMOND MILEY KREPPS, JR.

Kreeps, Ray, Raymie

When you hear a tenor voice and a carefree, sentimental song, you'll know that Kreeps is close aboard. Here's one of those snakes who has dragged more women than there are numbers on a slip-stick. Not only is he successful with the fairer sex, but he never has had much trouble with the academics, as can be understood from a look at his class standing. You can be certain he'll always put out the straight dope. Good luck, Kreeps.

Baseball 4, 3, 42; Stars 4; Log 4, 3; Movie Gang 4; P. P.O.

The Class of 1942 graduated on December 19, 1941, less than two weeks after the United States entered World War II. The class had previously been scheduled to graduate in February 1942.

Loss

Raymond was lost when USS South Dakota (BB 57) was damaged by Japanese surface gunfire on November 15, 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.


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