RAYMOND W. STRASSLE, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Raymond Strassle '44

Date of birth: May 29, 1921

Date of death: August 6, 1945

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Raymond was lost when USS Bullhead (SS 332) was sunk, probably by Japanese aircraft, on or around August 6, 1945, in the Java Sea.

Ray is mentioned a few times in "Overdue and Presumed Lost: The Story of the USS Bullhead".

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Class of 1944

Raymond is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.