Corp Lewis Thomas Jr.

Corp Lewis Thomas Jr.

Birth
Death 25 Apr 1945 (aged 28)
Italy
Burial Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Plot G, 5
Memorial ID 2532050 · View Source
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Lewis, who resided at Marsh Road, Arden, Delaware, served as a Corporal, Company B, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fifth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on August 8, 1941, prior to the war, in Trenton, New Jersey. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

Lewis was "Killed In Action" in the Po River Valley, Italy when the tank he was on was destroyed by enemy action.

He had served in the Army for three years and eight months at the time of his death.

He was originally interred in Mirandola, Italy and was later repatriated here on June 24, 1949.

Service # 32167396

Son of Lewis Thomas, Sr. and Jane Whinnen Thomas.

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He is interred with Private George J. Murray who died with him on the same tank.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 2532050
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Lewis Thomas Jr. (17 May 1916–25 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 2532050, citing Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .