PFC Thomas Lynwood Wetherington

Birth
Death 10 Dec 1941
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56758339 · View Source
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He is believed to be the first US Marine killed in the defense of the Philippines at the beginning of WW II.
He was killed while defending the Cavite Naval Base during a Japanese air attack.


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Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56758339
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Thomas Lynwood Wetherington (unknown–10 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56758339, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .