ROBERT E. VANDLING, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Vandling '32

Date of birth: August 11, 1909

Date of death: August 9, 1942

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1932 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Robert was lost on August 9, 1942, when USS Jarvis (DD 393) was sunk by Japanese aircraft near Guadalcanal.

His wife was listed as next of kin; he was also survived by at least one child, a son. Robert has a memory marker in Pennsylvania.


Class of 1932

Robert is one of 52 members of the Class of 1932 in Memorial Hall.