WILLIAM H. TURNER, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Turner '44

Date of birth: June 12, 1921

Date of death: October 24, 1944

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:

Loss

William was lost when his submarine, USS Shark (SS 214), was sunk with all hands on October 24, 1944 in the Luzon Strait.

He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Lucas Turner.

On Eternal Patrol shows that he was awarded the Bronze Star; unable to find a citation.


Class of 1944

William is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.