From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Kiskaddon '45

Date of birth: 1921

Date of death: October 9, 1943

Age: 22

Naval Academy Register

William "H" Kiskaddon was admitted to the Naval Academy with an At Large appointment on July 9, 1941 at age 20 years 1 months.

Lucky Bag

Midshipman 4/c Kiskaddon in the 1943 Lucky Bag.

William H. Kiskaddon is listed among those classmates who did not graduate in June 1944 with the Class of 1945.


William was lost when USS Buck (DD 420) was torpedoed by U-616 and sank near Salerno, Italy, on October 9, 1943.

His "guardian, Lowrie Daniel Kiskaddon" was listed as next of kin. His name is on the tablets of the missing at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial.

Class of 1945

William is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 on Virtual Memorial Hall.