THOMAS G. WARE, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Thomas Ware, Jr. '44

Date of birth: April 27, 1921

Date of death: November 8, 1953

Age: 32

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Thomas was lost on November 8, 1953 when his plane crashed at sea while operating from USS Wasp. (Information from January 1954 issue of SHIPMATE.)

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Marian, is buried with him; they had two daughters together, Cathryn and Judith, (and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren as of January 2017).

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Class of 1944

Thomas is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.