BERNARD B. BARILA, JR., LT, USN
Bernard Barila, Jr. '44
Date of birth: November 8, 1920
Date of death: May 12, 1953
From the 1944 Lucky Bag:
Bernard was lost when the aircraft he was piloting crashed while landing at Lost Nation Airport, Willoughby, Ohio, on May 12, 1953. He was a member of Air Development Squadron (VX) 3, based out of NAS Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Information from June 1953 issue of Shipmate.)
Elmer Crain, Jr ’44 was also on the rifle and pistol team.