MM 2cl Thomas Sullivan, USNR
16 Winthrop Avenue, Town of Mamaroneck

Age: 23
Mamaroneck High School Class of 1940
Awards: Purple Heart
On May 28, 1945, Sullivan was serving on the U.S.S. Drexler off the coast of Okinawa when the ship was hit by two kamikaze planes and was sunk in minutes. There were survivors and, originally, Sullivan was reported as missing in action. Two months later his family was informed that he had “lost his life as the result of enemy action”. MM 2cl Sullivan is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.