RAY O. PENROD, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ray Penrod '41

Date of birth: July 4, 1917

Date of death: October 15, 1942

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Ray was lost when USS Meredith (DD 434) was sunk by Japanese air attack on October 15, 1942.

His wife was listed as next of kin.

Ray's memory marker in Illinois says he was serving as Chief Engineer.


Class of 1941

Ray is one of 59 members of the Class of 1941 in Memorial Hall.