RICHARD B. CAMPBELL, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Campbell '40

Date of birth: July 2, 1915

Date of death: September 21, 1943

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Brad was lost in a USN Lockheed PV-1 Ventura patrol bomber crash on the Marquesas Keys Bombing & Gunnery Range on September 21, 1943. The aircraft was assigned to VB-2 OTU-1 and was based at NAS Lake City.

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Jack Brown ’40 was also lost in this crash.


Class of 1940

Richard is one of 89 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.