Sergeant John E. Thomas

 

 

 

John E. Thomas

ID: 34141254
Entered the Service From:
Tennessee
Rank:
Sergeant

Service:
 U.S. Army, 42nd Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Infantry Division

Died:
Wednesday, June 07, 1944
Buried at: 
Cambridge American Cemetery
Location: 
Cambridge, England
Plot: Row: Grave: 41

Awards:
Purple Heart

 

Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas of Sweetwater have been notified that their son, Sgt. John Elmer Thomas, died of wounds received in the invasion of France on June 6.He was in one of the first tank divisions to land.Memorial services were held Sunday afternoon at Murrayís Chapel.Sgt. Thomas had been in service three years and had gone to England about six months ago.

 

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name:

John E Thomas

Birth Year:

1917

Race:

White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:

Tennessee

State of Residence:

Tennessee

County or City:

Monroe

 

 

Enlistment Date:

14 Jun 1941

Enlistment State:

Georgia

Enlistment City:

Fort Oglethorpe

Branch:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Grade:

Private

Grade Code:

Private

Component:

Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Source:

Civil Life

 

 

Education:

Grammar school

Civil Occupation:

Farm hands, general farms

Marital Status:

Single, without dependents

Height:

66

Weight:

126

 

 

Researcher and Designer

Joy Locke & Joe Irons