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THOMAS, Roy William

Servicenumber: 32790861


Thomas Roy W 01


Age: Not available
Born: 1923, Alamance County, North Carolina
Hometown: Graham-Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina
Family: Roy B. Thomas (father)
Mable (Blackwell) Thomas (mother)
Edna M. Thomas (sister)
Bew A. Thomas (brother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 120th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 3rd Battalion
Division – Transport: 30th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: K Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
Date of death: 14 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Bois de Hauts Dzrts, SW of Thirimont, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 9, Grave 35
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: "Pvt Thomas voluntered to guide supply vehicles to front line companies through intermittent artillery and mortar fire and over a route previously zeroed in by the enemy. Leaving his sheltered position, he moved alongside his vehicle in preperation for leaving. A heavy concentration of artillery fire fell in the area mortally wounding him." 


Source of information: Raf Dyckmans,, - WWII Enlistment Record, - 1940 Census / various Family Trees,, - GO 1945-120

Photo source: - Des Philippet





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