ODDLE W. ANDERSON, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Oddle Anderson '27

Date of birth: January 11, 1904

Date of death: October 27, 1930

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1927 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find many details about Andy's life or loss. The Register of Alumni gives only his date of death (October 27, 1930) and "San Pedro, CA."

He began his career in USS Pennsylvania (BB 38); the Navy Directories of both 1928 and 1929 list him aboard that ship. He earned his wings as naval aviator #3564 on December 21, 1929. The 1930 Navy Directory lists him as a member of Observation Squadron (VO) 4B, aboard USS Idaho (BB 42).

He is buried in Maine.


Class of 1927

Oddle is one of 43 members of the Class of 1927 in Memorial Hall.