If I lost a Savings Bond, can it be found by my Social Security Number? Tom's Response Your name, address, and social security number are all that's typically needed to identify a lost Savings Bond. However, if the bond was a gift to you, you should be aware that there's a chance that the Social Security Number on the bond belongs to the person who gave you the gift, rather than to you. Click this link for complete information about how to recover a lost Savings Bond, including the form you'll need. Click here to visit the premier independent web site for United States Savings Bond owners.