Merle <I>George</I> Thomas

Merle George Thomas

Death 17 Apr 1952 (aged 24)
Burial Lee County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 90278135 · View Source
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From the Korean War records on file at the National Archives regarding his service:

Private Merle George Thomas had been living in Sutton, ND when he entered the service and was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.

On April 17, 1952, he was killed when his bunker collapsed on him near Murak-Tong, North Korea.

He was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
(Courtesy of Find-A-Grave member "Finding Family" Contributor #47632171.)

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  • Created by: Angela Gates
  • Added: 17 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 90278135
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Merle George Thomas (28 Mar 1928–17 Apr 1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 90278135, citing Bayles Cemetery, Lee County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Angela Gates (contributor 47430807) .