WILLIAM M. CHEWNING, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Chewning '42

Date of birth: October 22, 1919

Date of death: November 16, 1943

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:

Loss

William was lost when USS Corvina (SS 226) was sunk on November 16, 1943 by a Japanese submarine.

He has a memory marker in Virginia and his wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1942

William is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.