WALTER D. RUPERT, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Walter Rupert, Jr. '43

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: May 28, 1945

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Walter was lost on May 28, 1945 when USS Drexler (DD 741) was sunk by two kamikaze attacks. One hundred fifty seven other men were killed; fifty-two were wounded.


Class of 1943

Walter is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.