Served as a Corporal during the War of Revolution and was involved in the Battles of Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, Stony Point, and others.
Bernard, Thomas, Corporal. 1756-1833. 5th & 11th Virginia Regiment of Foot, Revolutionary War, 1777-1779. (Reverse, in bronze: "Revolutionary Soldier 1775-1783. Placed by the D.A.R. descendants of Corporal Thomas Bernard"