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Thomas Joseph Joyce, Jr.
Captain, United States Army
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Thomas Joseph Joyce, Jr.
Louisville, Kentucky
Born April 22, 1913
Captain, U.S. Army
Service Number O-1825961
Died while Prisoner of War
Died May 23, 1951 in Korea

Captain Joyce was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge. In Korea, he was a was a member of the 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died while a prisoner on May 23, 1951 of pneumonia.

Captain Joyce was awarded the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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, and numerous awards for his service during World War II.

TJ Joyce Jr. PHOTO As Police Officer

JOYCE, THOMAS JR
CAPT   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/27/1913
DATE OF DEATH: 05/23/1951
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1125 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 26 January 2009
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