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Tom and another pilot were lost on April 29, 1965 when the C-2A Greyhound they were testing [https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/tag/missing-aircraft-new-england/ crashed in the Atlantic Ocean]. They were both assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station; their bodies were recovered on May 1st.
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Tom and Lt. Commander [https://usnamemorialhall.org/index.php/MURDOCH_M._MCLEOD,_CDR,_USN Murdoch M. McLeod] were lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound they were testing [https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/tag/missing-aircraft-new-england/ crashed in the Atlantic Ocean]. They were both assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station; their bodies were recovered on May 1st.
  
 
Unable to find a burial location.
 
Unable to find a burial location.

Revision as of 00:53, 3 September 2018

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

Tom and Lt. Commander Murdoch M. McLeod were lost on April 29, 1965 when the YC-2A Greyhound they were testing crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. They were both assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Station; their bodies were recovered on May 1st.

Unable to find a burial location.


Class of 1957

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

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