Banta, Thomas Alfred, LT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1958-1958, USS Randolph (CVA-15)
Service Years
1954 - 1958
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Drexel Hill, PA
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Sep 25, 1958
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: ME Grave: 59 (Cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Thomas A. Banta was killed when the bridle detached from one hook and dragged A4D-2 BuNo 142702 sideways down track and upside down into sea. His body was not recovered. 
   
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  1958-1958, VA-72 Blue Hawks

Lieutenant

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Unit
VA-72 Blue Hawks Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 VA-72 Blue Hawks Details

VA-72 Blue Hawks

Type
Air Units - Fixed Wing

Existing/Disbanded
Disbanded

Parent Unit
Fixed Wing

Strength
Air Squadron

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jan 2, 2018
   
   
My Photos For This Duty Station
Delaware County Daily Times  (Chester, Pennsylvania) 29 Sep 1958, Mon - Page 4
3 Members Also There at Same Time
VA-72 Blue Hawks

Thomas, Harry Eugene, CDR, (1947-1965) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Taylor, Richard, PO2, (1954-1958) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Jahnke, James, PO3, (1957-1960) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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