WEST A. PAYNE, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

West Payne '38

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: January 3, 1944

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

West was lost in the explosion of USS Turner (DD 648) in New York harbor on January 3, 1944.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1938

West is one of 69 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.