From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Lucky Bag

John Bagley Lewis is listed on the page titled “And Some We Knew.”

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about John's life or loss.

There are only two mentions of a John B. Lewis as a casualty in World War II:

LEWIS, John B, LT, 178664, Second Marine Division, Saipan capture, June 15, 1944, (CasCode121) killed in combat, dd June 15, 1944 (bp1)

A second mention is here, but there is no detail or other information.

There is no listing in the ABMC Burials and Memorializations Database.


John was 19 years, 9 months old when he was admitted on June 15, 1936. (Birthday = ~ September 1916.) He was appointed from Washington. He resigned from the Naval Academy on February 18, 1937. The note for his reisgnation reads “Deficient in studies, first term's work. Recommended to be dropped. Permitted to resign.”