From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Frederick Roberts '20

Date of birth: January 28, 1899

Date of death: March 25, 1929

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1920 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Lieutenant (Junior Grade) F. W. Roberts, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3086 in 1923. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy in 1919, Class of 1920 (one year early due to the World War.)

Lieutenant Roberts, and an enlisted student aviator, were killed at Corry Field, NAS Pensacola, when another aircraft (attempting to take-off) crashed into theirs while they sat on the tarmac.

LT Roberts was recently married, to the former Kudith L. Maxwell, of Pensacola.

Note: Interment on 27 Mar. 1929

Bio info provided by Mike Weeks (#47007652)

Class of 1920

Frederick is one of 27 members of the Class of 1920 on Virtual Memorial Hall.