ROB R. MCNAGNY, JR., 1LT, USA

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Rob McNagny, Jr. '40

Date of birth: August 8, 1916

Date of death: February 17, 1943

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

Rob Reed McNagny, Jr.. is listed on the page "And Some We Knew." He resigned on June 2, 1937.

The Howitzer (West Point Yearbook)

From the 1941 Howitzer:

Loss

Rob was lost on February 17, 1943 when the P-40K Warhawk he was flying crashed near Sarasota AAB, Florida. He was a member of the 303rd Fighter Squadron.

From "West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America":

1st Lt. Rob Reed McNagny Jr., Army Air Corps, Died in air accident 1943.

He is buried in Indiana.

Memorial Hall Error

Rob is not listed with his classmates. He was identified through the diligent efforts of Leslie Poche, a volunteer who combed through SHIPMATE issues to find operational losses not accounted for in Memorial Hall.


Class of 1940

Rob is one of 91 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.