ROGER N. CURRIER, LT, USN
Roger Currier '37
Date of birth: April 20, 1913
Date of death: November 13, 1942
From the 1937 Lucky Bag:
His wife was listed as next of kin.
His memorial is at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines.
He began the war in USS Salt Lake City (CA 25). He was temporarily promoted to Lieutenant on January 7, 1942.
He is listed as a recipient of the Silver Star, presumably for heroism during that action.
Roger left Salt Lake City on October 14, 1942 "for temporary duty on the staff of COM TASK FOR 64." This staff was embarked in USS Atlanta (CL 51).
USS Currier (DE 700) was named for Roger; the ship was sponsored by his widow.