Marion County


Harold LaVerne Richardson




Harold LaVerne Richardson was born Mar. 16, 1919 to Walter and Ethel Hanna Richardson. He died May 14, 1999 and is buried in Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, CA.

Petty Officer Richardson served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Napa (AT-32) and became a became a POW in Japan’s POW Camp #17.* He also served aboard the USS Dixie (AD-14) and is a Korean War veteran.

* ”Minter’s Ring: The Story of One World War II POW”--Minter Dial, former Captain of the Napa.