ANDREW J. GARDNER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Andrew Gardner '39

Date of birth: March 7, 1915

Date of death: October 12, 1942

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Andrew was lost off the coast of Hawaii on October 12, 1942, while serving as a pilot for Torpedo Squadron (VT) 3. He was on a training mission when his airplane collided with another (from November 1942 SHIPMATE).

His wife was listed as next of kin. He is buried in Kentucky.


Class of 1939

Andrew is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.