ROBERT J. FOSSUM, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Fossum '43

Date of birth: 1920

Date of death: 1954

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Unable to determine the exact details of Robert's loss, it was sometime during the 1954 Mediterranean cruise of USS Coral Sea (CV 43). He was the pilot of a F3 Skyknight and a member of Fighter Squadron (VF) 11.

Coral Sea's cruise was from July 7 to December 20.

Robert is buried in North Dakota.


Class of 1943

Robert is one of 79 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.