THOMAS P. HIGGINS, LT, USN

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Lucky Bag

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From the 1944 Lucky Bag:

Thomas Paul Higgins

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Irish lost a star member when "Tippy" left home to explore the world via the Naval Academy. Tom worked long and hard to get in, but he did not stop his efforts then. Baseball, regular workouts in the gym, and letter writing occupied his sort, sweet hours of recreation. Hearty Irish laughs and oaths rocked the room, as those sky blue eyes sparkled with the life of a good rousing argument. He detested hypocrisy and believed that everyone was as honest and good-hearted as himself. A man's man and true friend, Tom will be a credit to the Service. His grit and hard work will see him through.

The Class of 1944 was graduated in June 1943 due to World War II. The entirety of 2nd class (junior) year was removed from the curriculum.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Tom's life or loss.

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