From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Burcham '42

Date of birth: December 9, 1920

Date of death: October 7, 1946

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

Richard Lusk Burcham resigned on February 18, 1939 because he was “deficient in studies, first term’s work. Recommended to be dropped. Permitted to resign.”

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Richard's life or loss. He is buried in Oregon; Find A Grave indicates his place of death was Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Memorial Hall Error

Richard is listed as a member of the US Air Force in Memorial Hall; however, this organization did not exist until after his death. Should be USA.

Class of 1942

Richard is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.