RICHARD W. BOND, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Bond '42

Date of birth: October 30, 1917

Date of death: November 20, 1945

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Richard was lost on November 20, 1945 when his aircraft collided with another near NAS Chincoteague, Virginia. (Information from February 1946 issue of SHIPMATE.)

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Other

He appears to have been the first (acting) commanding officer of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 75 in June, 1945.


Class of 1942

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