WALTER L. DOUGLAS, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Walter Douglas, Jr. '39

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: November 19, 1944

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Walter was lost on November 19, 1944 while piloting a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver in the vicinity of Leyte Gulf. He was a member of Bombing Squadron (VB) 81 "Hell Razors" operating from USS Wasp (CV 18).

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1939

Walter is one of 75 members of the Class of 1939 in Memorial Hall.