THOMAS A. EADES, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Thomas Eades '57

Date of birth: June 10, 1934

Date of death: April 29, 1965

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1957 Lucky Bag:


5th Battalion Winter Leadership

Loss

From the June-July 1965 issue of SHIPMATE

Tom was lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound he was testing crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. He was assigned to Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

He was survived by his parents. (Information from June-July 1965 issue of SHIPMATE.)

Though he body was recovered on May 1st, unable to find a burial location.

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Class of 1957

Thomas is one of 38 members of the Class of 1957 in Memorial Hall.