Thomas Wesley Crosby was the son of John Crosby and Margaret Gertrude Martin. He had 3 brothers and one sister. He married Thelma Lajune Fritz in Seattle, Washington.
Thomas was killed in combat over France. His body was recovered and returned to Kansas in 1949 when he was finally laid to rest.
NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Sedgwick County, Kansas...Finding Of Death...Bombardier of B-17G-70-BO Flying Fortress #43-37848 "Scrappy Mike" that was shot down by flak and crashed near Evreux, France...Missing Air Crew Report 8078.
**Special thanks to David George Stuart who provided the headstone photo for this listing.**
1LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
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