ROBERT R. WILSON, CDR, USN

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Lucky Bag

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From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Robert Roland Wilson

Dallas, Texas

When Bob decided to do something, it usually got done. Perseverance is a quality hard to find in the average man, but it was one of Bob's characteristics for four long years; it kept those stars shining brightly, and made possible his illustrations found throughout the Log and Trident magazines. Somewhat of a perfectionist, he disliked anything that was not done well. His intelligence, good looks, and genius for self-promotion among the fairer sex kept the ranks of his female followers well filled. Upon graduation, Willy intends to go into Naval aviation as a stepping stone toward future work in aeronautical engineering.

He was also a member of the Brigade staff (1st and 3rd sets), the art club, and a recipient of an “E Award.”

Loss

From Find A Grave:

VA-93 Commanding Officer CDR Robert R. Wilson, United States Navy was killed July 10, 1968 in a helicopter crash near Clark Air Force Base, Luzon, Phillipines.

He is buried in Florida.


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Class of 1952
Robert is one of 48 members of the Class of 1952 in Memorial Hall.
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