WILLIAM H. BECK, JR., LCDR, USN
William Beck, Jr. '40
Date of birth: March 5, 1916
Date of death: March 19, 1945
From the 1940 Lucky Bag:
Bill was lost when his F6F-5 Hellcat was shot down near Kyushu, Japan on March 18, 1945. He was a member of Fighting Squadron (VF) 6, flying from USS Hancock (CV-19).