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{{KeyDates|DoB=July 26, 1916|DoD=November 13, 1942|Age=26}}
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{{KeyDates|DoB=July 26, 1916|DoD=November 13, 1942|Age=26|name_class=John Salvage '39}}
  
== Lucky Bag ==
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{{LuckyBag|LBLink=https://archive.org/details/luckybag1939unse|class=1939
[[File:1939 Salvage LB.jpg|right|thumb|250px]]
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|picture=1939 Salvage LB.jpg
From the [https://archive.org/details/luckybag1939unse 1939 Lucky Bag:]
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|LBName=JOHN WALTZ SALVAGE
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|LBHometown=Billings, Montana
JOHN WALTZ SALVAGE
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|LBNickname=''Rosy, Sal''
 
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|LBText=Aside from his habit of singing "Marching Through Georgia," he's been a fine roommate, having passed the acid test of having what you want to borrow when you want to borrow it. Plebe year he was dubbed "Rosy" and has constantly lived up to his name. He boasts the most entrancing blush east of the Rockies (you ought to see him on Saturday nights!) Quite snaky with the women, too, he has set an unprecedented record of dragging six out of seven weekends. A fiend at bridge but conservative at poker, he usually comes out ahead in both; and this is pretty typical of the results of all his doings — he gets the bacon. It's been fun to be around him, and great to know him.
COSHOCOTON, OHIO
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|LBECAs=''Boxing 4; Battalion Boxing 2, 1; Battalion Football 3; Company Pistol 2; Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Boat Club 3, 2; M.P.O.''}}
 
 
''Rosy, Sal''
 
 
 
Aside from his habit of singing "Marching Through Georgia," he's been a fine roommate, having passed the acid test of having what you want to borrow when you want to borrow it. Plebe year he was dubbed "Rosy" and has constantly lived up to his name. He boasts the most entrancing blush east of the Rockies (you ought to see him on Saturday nights!) Quite snaky with the women, too, he has set an unprecedented record of dragging six out of seven weekends. A fiend at bridge but conservative at poker, he usually comes out ahead in both; and this is pretty typical of the results of all his doings — he gets the bacon. It's been fun to be around him, and great to know him.
 
 
 
''Boxing 4; Battalion Boxing 2, 1; Battalion Football 3; Company Pistol 2; Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Boat Club 3, 2; M.P.O.''
 
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== Loss ==
 
== Loss ==
 
John was lost in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Juneau_(CL-52) USS Juneau (CL 52)] during the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Guadalcanal Naval Battle of Guadalcanal] on November 13, 1942.
 
John was lost in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Juneau_(CL-52) USS Juneau (CL 52)] during the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Guadalcanal Naval Battle of Guadalcanal] on November 13, 1942.
  
His wife, Betty, was [http://www.naval-history.net/WW2UScasaaDB-USNbyNAMES.htm listed as] next of kin.
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His wife, Betty, was [http://www.naval-history.net/WW2UScasaaDB-USNbyNameS.htm listed as] next of kin.
  
{{ClassNavigator|Name=John|HonoreesInClass=75|ClassYear=1939|PreviousPersonLink=[[EDWARD MICKA, LT, USN|Edward Micka '39]]|NextPersonLink=[[ANDREW J. FROSCH, LT, USN|Andrew Frosch '39]]}}
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{{NewClassNavigator|Name=John|HonoreesInClass=77|ClassYear=1939|PreviousPersonLink=EDWARD MICKA, LT, USN|PreviousPersonName=Edward Micka '39|NextPersonLink=ANDREW J. FROSCH, LT, USN|NextPersonName=Andrew Frosch '39}}
  
 
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[[Category:USS Juneau (CL 52)|Salvage]]
 
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{{KIA|panel=JOHN WALTZ SALVAGE}}

Latest revision as of 15:00, 16 September 2018

John Salvage '39

Date of birth: July 26, 1916

Date of death: November 13, 1942

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:


Loss

John was lost in USS Juneau (CL 52) during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on November 13, 1942.

His wife, Betty, was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1939

John is one of 77 members of the Class of 1939 on Virtual Memorial Hall.