From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frank Kolb, Jr. '39

Date of birth: August 17, 1917

Date of death: July 5, 1943

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:


From Arizona Republic:

Two Navy Fliers Killed In Crash JACKSONVILLE. Fla., July 12 (AP) Two naval airmen are known dead and a third missing as a result of a crash near here during a training flight July 5, the naval air station public relations office announced today. Wreckage of the plane was discovered Saturday and two bodies were identified as those of Lt. Frank H. Kolb, 25 years old, United States Navy, of Chicago, and Harvey Lyman Wiley, 19, aviation machinist third class, United States Naval Reserve, of Fairview. Mass.

Class of 1939

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