Thomas Tipton Thornburgh – Colonel, United States Army

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Colonel Thornburgh, who was born on 16 August 1896 in New Hampshire, was a 1918 graduate of the United States Military Academy.

He was killed in action during World War II while on an air mission in Belgium on 8 September 1944.

He was the son of Robert Montgomery Thornburgh, Colonel, United States Army, and the newphew of Thomas Tipton Thornburgh, Major, United States Army, both of whom are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

His father was a renowned military surgeon and his uncle was killed by hostile Indians in 1879 in Colorado.


THORNBURGH, THOMAS T

  • COL US AGF
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/15/1896
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 224 S.W
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

THORNBURGH, MYRTLE WOOD W/O THOMAS T

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 07/28/1886
  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/08/1954
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 224 N.H
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF TT THORNBURGH, COL USA AGF

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