BERNARD V. EEKHOUT, LT, USN
Bernard Eekhout '18
Date of birth: December 20, 1895
Date of death: January 28, 1920
From the 1918 Lucky Bag:
The Class of 1918 was graduated on June 28, 1917 due to World War I.
From Find A Grave:
Entered the Naval Academy on June 19, 1914. Died from injuries received in an airplane accident. He had graduated from the academy on June 17, 1918. After graduation he was assigned to the battleship Nevada. He was the son of Mrs. John B. Morton of Staten Island, New York.
Bernard's place of death is listed as Guantanamo, Cuba; He is buried in New York. He was survived by his mother.