Veterans' Memorial Project

Richard Potter Drake

Toulon, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1939

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Ensign

Date of Birth: 09/27/1918

Date of Death: 04/15/1944

Affiliations: Delta Upsilon; Ma-Wan-Da; Sachem; Alpha Zeta; Senior Baseball Manager

Ensign Drake died in a plane crash at Corpus Christi, Texas. He is buried at Toulon Cemetery, Toulon, Illinois.

-taken from University and public records

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