WILLIAM C. GRAY, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Gray '21

Date of birth: July 29, 1897

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 45

Lucky Bag

From the 1921 Lucky Bag:

Loss

William was lost when USS Quincy (CA 39) was sunk early in the morning of August 9, 1942 by Japanese surface forces at the Battle of Savo Island. Unable to determine his billet aboard.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1921

William is one of 32 members of the Class of 1921 in Memorial Hall.