RICHARD L. NEWNHAM, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Newnham '53

Date of birth: March 6, 1931

Date of death: April 12, 1956

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1953 Lucky Bag:

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Richard's life or loss aside from "Killed in aircraft accident at NAS Miramar. California." He is buried in California.

Possible that FJ-3 BuNo 136123 was his aircraft; unable to determine if Fighter Squadron (VF) 21 was based at Miramar at that time.


Class of 1953

Richard is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 in Memorial Hall.