STRUDWICK T. PENNINGTON, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Strudwick Pennington '42

Date of birth: March 8, 1921

Date of death: May 7, 1942

Age: 21

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Strud was lost when USS Sims (DD 409) was sunk by Japanese dive bombers on May 7, 1942 in the Battle of the Coral Sea.

He has a memory marker in Alabama and another in Arlington National Cemetery. His father was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

Strudwick is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.