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John Arthur Thomas Collection

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John Arthur Thomas Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Arthur Thomas
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
97th Engineer Battalion; Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP)
Location of Service
Washington, DC; Fort McClelland, Alabama; Fort Ord, California; Fort Dix, New Jersey; Leyte Island (Philippines); New Guinea
Highest Rank
Technician Five
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran sustained service-related injuries to his ankle when the vehicle he was riding in exploded in New Guinea.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Helen Walsh
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/76816
Subjects:
Thomas, John Arthur
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Arthur Thomas Collection
(AFC/2001/001/76816), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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