From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Durette '41

Date of birth: July 4, 1917

Date of death: September 11, 1950

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1941 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Robert's life or loss. Birthdate from Find A Grave. Date of death given in Register of Alumni, but no other information.


Robert was involved in two aircraft incidents in 1944, both while in a F4U Corsair with Fighting Squadron (VF) 84. The first was on October 3, 1944 near San Clemente Island, California; the second while conducting carrier landing qualifications aboard USS Takanis Bay (CVE 89) on November 27, 1944.

Class of 1941

Robert is one of 60 members of the Class of 1941 in Memorial Hall.