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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


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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