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Arthur E. Loeser

Born: Apr 17, 1903

Death: Nov 13, 1942

Birthplace: Rahway

Nationality: United States

Arthur E. Loeser

Date of Birth : Apr 17, 1903
Date of Death : Nov 13, 1942
Birth Place : Rahway

Arthur Edward Loeser; appointed to the United States Naval Academy on 15 August 1923; and commissioned ensign on 2 June 1927. After serving from 1927–29 in the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, from 1929–32 in the destroyer Hopkins, in the cruiser Rochester in 1932, in the gunboat Asheville in 1933, and in Chicago in 1934, Loeser completed two years of postgraduate work at the Naval Academy. Two years in the battleship Mississippi were followed by two in Sampson as engineering officer. From June 1940 to August 1941 he served with Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bath, Maine. On 2 September 1941 Lieutenant Commander Loeser reported aboard light cruiser Atlanta as engineering officer. Lieutenant Commander Loeser was killed in action on 13 November 1942 when enemy torpedoes crippled Atlanta in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

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