ROBERT W. GERMANY, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Germany, Jr. '30

Date of birth: December 6, 1909

Date of death: March 2, 1942

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost when USS Pillsbury (DD 227) was sunk by a superior Japanese surface force in a night action on March 2, 1942, 200 miles east of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

Memorial Hall Error

Robert's name is not on the killed in action panel in the front of Memorial Hall.


Class of 1930

Robert is one of 41 members of the Class of 1930 in Memorial Hall.