WALTER D. LEACH, JR., LT, USN
Walter Leach, Jr. '24
Date of birth: June 10, 1902
Date of death: September 11, 1935
From the 1924 Lucky Bag:
Walter was lost "when plane he was piloting during gunnery exercise was completely wrecked and crashed into the sea ten miles northwest of La Jolla, California. Wreckage and body sank at once and were not recovered." He was a member of Bombing Squadron (VB) 5B, stationed at NAS San Diego.
He was survived by his wife, Virginia, who remarried.
Walter has a memory marker in California. He was survived by a son, Walter D. Leach III. (Second to last posting on the page.)