Ralph Joseph Chandler, Jr. (1920 – July 23, 1945)[1] was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1940-1941 season. A first year student during the season, he was also a member of Zeta Psi.[2]

Chandler enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve upon completing his second year at the University of Virginia in 1942. He earned a number of decorations, including the Presidential Unit Citation, during the following year and a half while flying in the South Pacific, and attained the rank of lieutenant. His plane disappeared while on a flight from Goleta (near Santa Barbara) to the El Toro Marine Corps Base near Santa Ana, California, and his body was never recovered.[1]


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