ROBERT B. BILLINGS, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Billings '45

Date of birth: July 28, 1922

Date of death: July 30, 1945

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost at sea when USS Indianapolis (CA 35) was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945.

He has a memory marker in California.

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Harold Moynelo, Jr. ’45 was also lost in the sinking.

Conrad Grove, Jr. '45, Lloyd Wyatt, Jr. '45, Arthur Day '45, James Dawley, Jr. '45, Jack Flanagan '45, Alfred Sawyer '45, Richard Hodsdon '45, and John Horn '45 were also in 8th Company.


Class of 1945

Robert is one of 58 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.