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Richard Eldridge

Richard Eldridge

Class of 1943

Falmouth Enterprise, Friday, May 09, 1958, Page 7

Eldridge Receives Navy Promotion, Visits Here

Richard Eldridge, son of Mrs. Alden C. Eldridge and the late Mr. Eldridge has received his commission as Lieut. Commander in the Naval Air Corps. Commander Eldridge is presently serving as pilot of an F8U Crusader on the carrier Midway based at Miramar Naval Air station in California.

Married to the former Miss Ann Tingle of Maryland, they have one daughter, Devon Leigh and a son Richard Eldridge, who was two years old in January. They are making their home in San Diego.

Commander Eldridge was sworn into the Navy V8 program in 1943 when he was 17, then a senior at Bourne High School. He was transferred to the C-12 and attended Tufts College, Rensselaer and the University of Georgia after which he started his courses in flying. His last assignment was at a test pilot at Patuxent River, MD

Commander Eldridge spent a few days last week with his mother at her Everett Road home in Buzzards Bay.

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