WILLIAM H. BECK, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Beck, Jr. '40

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: March 19, 1945

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Bill was lost on March 18, 1945 while attached to VF-6 aboard USS Hancock (CV-19).

His wife was listed as next of kin; she later remarried.


Class of 1940

William is one of 89 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.