From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

David Rodger '40

Date of birth: 1916

Date of death: August 19, 1943

Age: ~27

Naval Academy Register

David Gordon Rodger was admitted to the Naval Academy from New York on June 22, 1936 at age 20 years 0 months.

Lucky Bag

David Gordon Rodger is listed on the page titled “And Some We Knew.”


From Find A Grave:

David served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided at 51 Clay Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He died of injuries suffered when his plane was forced to land at Oglethorpe. Ga. during the war.

He is buried in New York.

Class of 1940

David is one of 91 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.