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 Howell G. Thomas, Jr.
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
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Howell G. Thomas, Jr.
Washington, District of Columbia
Born 1926
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-2208322
Died of Wounds
Died July 16, 1950 in Korea

He was seriously wounded by an enemy missile in South Korea on July 16, 1950 and died of those wounds later that day.

NOTE: Lieutenant Thomas was the first casualty of the Korean War to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


THOMAS, HOWELL G JR
2ND LT INF, USA, WWII
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 07/16/1950
DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/14/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 3593-A R
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 18 September 2004 Updated: 28 December 2006
Purple Heart Medal