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Pvt Thomas Joseph Jordan, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1924, Canada
Death: Dec. 21, 1943, Italy

Thomas served as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Lewis County, New York prior to the war.

He was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 32850517

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Lowviille Journal & Republican - Jan 13, 1944

Mr and Mrs. Thomas J. Jordan, Sr., Lyons Falls, were informed Saturday by the adjutant general of the War Department, Washington DC, that their son, Pvt Thomas James Jordan, was killed in action in Italy on Dec 21, 1943.

Private Jordan, 19, was born March 10, 1924 in Mille Roches, Canada. He was inducted into the US Army March 4, 1943 and was sent to Camp Croft, SC where he received his basic training. From there he was sent to Schanango, Pa. On August 14 he said from New York for Africa.

Private Jordan came to Lyons Falls 13 years ago with his parents. He attended Lyons Falls High School and was a junior in Port Leyden Central School when inducted.

( Article found by: Anne Cady )
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Joseph Jordan (1894 - 1969)
  Myrtle Martin Jordan (1899 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Joseph Jordan (1924 - 1943)
  Leonard L Jordan (1926 - 2002)*
  Leo V. Jordan (1926 - 2014)*
  Inez Jordan Reynolds (1931 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
141st Inf. Co. B
 
Note: Entered the service from New York
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Port Leyden
Lewis County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76116842
Pvt Thomas Joseph Jordan, Jr
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My uncle who gave his life for his adopted country, never forgotten.
- Tracy Maier
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
 
 
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