From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Coates '30

Date of birth: May 16, 1909

Date of death: October 23, 1935

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Bob's life or loss.

He is buried in Wisconsin; Find A Grave indicates his place of death was Pensacola, Florida. Register of Alumni gives Pensacola, as well as his date of death.

He was not a qualified naval aviator. In the 1935 Navy Directory he is listed as a LTjg under instruction at NAS Pensacola, Florida.

Class of 1930

Robert is one of 42 members of the Class of 1930 in Memorial Hall.