JOSEPH L. WOLFE, 2LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Joseph Wolfe '26

Date of birth: February 4, 1903

Date of death: February 20, 1930

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1926 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost on February 20, 1930 when the plane he was aboard crashed near Quantico, Virginia.

He had "served a year in China, and later at the naval air station at Pensacola, Florida, before his transfer to Quantico." He earned his wings as naval aviator #3501 on August 10, 1929 as a 2LT.

Robert was survived by his father; he is buried in Virginia.

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William Ostertag '24 was also lost in this crash.


Class of 1926

Joseph is one of 35 members of the Class of 1926 in Memorial Hall.