THOMAS P. HIGGINS, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Thomas Higgins '44

Date of birth: May 22, 1920

Date of death: May 24, 1949

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Thomas was lost on May 24, 1949 when his "fighter plane crashed during a heavy storm into Chesapeake Bay."

He was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and three brothers. He was attached to the Naval Air Test Center at NAS Patuxent River.

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Class of 1944

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