ROBERT W. LARSON, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Robert Larson '24

Date of birth: June 1, 1902

Date of death: June 11, 1936

Age: 34

Lucky Bag

From the 1924 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Naval History and Heritage Command:

During dive bombing practice, SOC-1 from Memphis (CL-13) crashed into the sea near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Lt. Robert W. Larson and Aviation Machinist's Mate Sidney L. Harris both killed. 11 June 1936.

Robert earned his wings as naval aviator #3402 on April 7, 1928.

Unable to find a memorial marker or any next of kin.


Class of 1924

Robert is one of 41 members of the Class of 1924 in Memorial Hall.