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SGT Thomas Alton Young

SGT Thomas Alton Young

Birth
Death 6 Mar 1945 (aged 25)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 102835532 · View Source
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Son of Thomas H. Young (pre-deceased) and Mrs. Nettie M. LeDoyt who resided in South Coventry, Connecticut.

Thomas served as a Sergeant, Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Tolland County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Thomas was "Killed In Action" on Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" for gallantry in action and the Purple Heart.

Service # 270808

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates!

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SGT, 26 MARINE REGT, 5 MARINE DIV WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 30 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102835532
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Thomas Alton Young (17 Oct 1919–6 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102835532, citing Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .