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CPT Thomas Cherry “Tommy” Wallace

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CPT Thomas Cherry “Tommy” Wallace

  • Birth 15 Oct 1917 Oakdale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Nov 1968 Venezuela
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum
  • Memorial ID 157986482

Thomas Cherry Wallace was born in Oakdale, Pennslyvania in 1917. He was the son of John Edward Wallace and Adelaide Elizabeth Keenan Wallace. He is the brother of Wanda Wallace. Tommy moved to Pasadena where he worked as a bank clerk. He joined the Air Force in 1941 and was part of the Royal Air Force's American Eagle Squadron.

From 1943 to 1945 he was married to actress Carole Landis. Tommy married his second wife Jo Ann Doherty on March 28, 1946 and had two sons. He served in the Air Force during the Korean war and later worked for Goodyear. Tommy died in Caracas, Venezuela in 1968 after an accidental shooting. He was 51 years old.


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Thomas C. Wallace
1917-1968


  • Created by: RockyandNelson
  • Added: 9 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 157986482
  • RockyandNelson
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Thomas Cherry “Tommy” Wallace (15 Oct 1917–16 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 157986482, citing Sunset Memorial Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by RockyandNelson (contributor 47871252) .