RICHARD H. GINGRAS, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Gingras '25

Date of birth: June 9, 1904

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 37

Lucky Bag

From the 1925 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Richard was lost when USS Houston (CA 30) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 during the Battle of Sunda Strait. He was the ship's boiler's officer.

His wife was listed as next of kin; he was also survived by a daughter, Nancy.


Class of 1925

Richard is one of 30 members of the Class of 1925 in Memorial Hall.