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Richard L. Hunt, Jr.
Richard L. Hunt, Jr.
TitleRichard L. Hunt, Jr.
DescriptionPortrait of Richard L. Hunt, Jr., a Lieutinent in the U.S. Naval Air Force. Hunt was born on December 23, 1921, in Keytesville, Missouri. His family moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1923, and he attended Paseo High School and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He enlisted on February 2, 1942, and was trained as a Torpedo Bomber Pilot. He was wounded while over Hong Kong on January 16, 1945, and died in the Ofuna Prison Camp in Japan on January 26, 1945. He was awarded the Navy Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, the Gold Star, and four Air Medals.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3 x 4 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 55
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Hunt, Richard L., Jr.
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020636
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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