- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Friday, 03 June 2016 22:37
Richard Leroy Bell
Seaman Second Class
R. L. BELL
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 382 51 25
- Rate: S2/c (Seaman Second Class)
- Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
- Enlisted: 28 July 1941
- Place: Los Angeles, California
- Onboard USS Arizona: 10 October 1941
- From: NTS San Diego, California
- Date of Birth: 25 January 1923
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
- Hometown / State December 1941: North Hollywood, California
- Next of Kin: Mr. Wayne LeRoy Bell - Father
- Address: 6137 Carpenter Ave., North Hollywood, California
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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