WILLIAM L. GUICE, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Guice, Jr. '40

Date of birth: April 23, 1917

Date of death: November 13, 1942

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Billy was lost when USS Barton (DD 599) was sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on November 13, 1942. The wartime service of Barton and her officers and crew are detailed in this wonderful history.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

Career

Billy initially served on the USS Idaho in 1940.


Class of 1940

William is one of 91 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.