From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Duncan '25

Date of birth: March 19, 1903

Date of death: August 14, 1924

Age: 21

Naval Academy Register

Robert James Duncant was admitted to the Naval Academy from Colorado on July 13, 1921 at age 18 years 4 months.

Lucky Bag

"Robert James Duncan" is listed without details on the "In Memoriam" page. There are six others on this page, which also says "IN LINE OF DUTY;" notably, he is the only one included in Memorial Hall.


Robert died of "heart disease" (a heart attack) on August 14, 1924 while at sea aboard USS Wyoming. He is buried in Colorado.

The Register of Alumni gives only his full name and date of death.

Class of 1925

Robert is one of 30 members of the Class of 1925 on Virtual Memorial Hall.