WENDELL H. FROLING, CDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Wendell Froling '34

Date of birth: 1911

Date of death: November 23, 1948

Age: ~37

Lucky Bag

From the 1934 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Wendell was lost on November 23, 1948 when the navy transport plane he was a passenger aboard crashed in the mountains enroute from Gibraltar to Port Lyautey, Morocco. Also killed were the two aircrew, his wife, and his daughter (age 9). All three are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1934

Wendell is one of 41 members of the Class of 1934 in Memorial Hall.