Welcome to EverybodyWiki 😃 ! Nuvola apps kgpg.png Log in or ➕👤 create an account to improve, watchlist or create an article like a 🏭 company page or a 👨👩 bio (yours ?)...

John R. Borum

From EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki

John Randolph Borum
Born(1907-12-08)December 8, 1907
Norfolk, Virginia
DiedJuly 20, 1943(1943-07-20) (aged 35)
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Naval Reserve
Years of service1942–43
RankLieutenant (junior grade)

John Randolph Borum was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on 8 December 1907. Borum was appointed a Lieutenant (junior grade) in the United States Naval Reserve in 1942. Lt.(jg) Borum was killed in the wreck of a merchantman 20 July 1943 on which he was the armed guard officer.


On 14 August 1943, the destroyer escort USS Borum (DE-790) was named in his honor.

See also[edit]

Other articles of the topic World War II : Woodrow Wilson Barr, Jesse Rutherford Jr., Severin Louis Rombach, Randolph M. Holder, William Frank Seiverling Jr., Roy Orestus Hale Jr., John Joseph Gilligan Jr.
Some use of "" in your query was not closed by a matching "".Some use of "" in your query was not closed by a matching "".


This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.

This article "John R. Borum" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical and/or the page Edithistory:John R. Borum. Articles copied from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be seen on the Draft Namespace of Wikipedia and not main one.