THOMAS BABB, LT, USN
Date of birth: August 14, 1918
Date of death: October 17, 1944
From the 1942 Lucky Bag:
Someone's getting the most out of life—that's Tommy. He has had his troubles with the academics, but to no great extent, being always able to call on his large store of reserve energy. Swing, caulking-off, and talking are his fortes, besides an interest in the femmes. He has seen much of what the Navy can offer, will be in demand when the call goes out for someone who knows the ropes.
Battalion Football; Battalion Boxing; Boat Club 4, 3; Radio Club 4; 2/c PO; 1 Stripe.
The Class of 1942 graduated on December 19, 1941, less than two weeks after the United States entered World War II. The class had previously been scheduled to graduate in February 1942.
His wife was listed as next of kin.