ROBERT M. PATTEN, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Patten '30

Date of birth: November 9, 1906

Date of death: October 30, 1934

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1930 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Naval History and Heritage Command:

Lt. (jg) Robert M. Patten and Radioman 2 class James Edwin Witzman killed when SF-1 from VS-3B on USS Lexington (CV-2) crashed into the sea off Balboa, Canal Zone. 30 October 1934

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial

Robert has a memorial at the Admiral Farragut Academy in New Jersey.


Class of 1930

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