WARREN L. ENGSTROM, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Warren Engstrom '42

Date of birth: January 5, 1921

Date of death: December 1, 1942

Age: 21

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Warren was lost on December 1, 1942 when USS Northampton (CA 26) was sunk by Japanese torpedoes during the Battle of Tassafaronga. He had reported aboard in February.

His father was listed as next of kin.

His memory marker is at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines.

Namesake

USS Engstrom (DE 50) was named for Warren.


Class of 1942

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