Thomas Arthur Chichester was born on 20 February 1894 at Edwards, Mississippi. Son of Thomas A and Evangeline Robb Chichester. Husband of Lucille S. Chichester.
Lt. Col Chichester Died non Battle 1 July 1945 at the Kennedy General Hospital at Memphis due to (secondary) Metastasis from carcinoma of the left lung. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, TN

Lieutenant Colonel
Dentist in the U.S. Army

The Clarion-Ledger, 3 July 1945
Military funeral services will be held at Memphis for Lt. Col. Thomas A. Chichester, formerly of Edwards, who died at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis from an illness contracted in the South Pacific where he had been for the past three and a half years. Col. Chichester, 51, was born and reared at Edwards and later attended Millsaps College and Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Prior to his entrance in the service he was engaged in the practice of denistry in Memphis. Besides his wife, the former Lucile Smith of Shelby, he is survived by one brother, R.R. Chichester, Edwards and five sisters, Mrs. A.J. Lewis and Mrs. A.M. Ragan, Edwards, Mrs. H.C. Decelle and Mrs. H.P. McKeown, Vicksburg, and Mrs. Julian Carroll of Jackson.

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 February 1894
  • Date of death: 1 July 1945
  • County: Grainger
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Dental Corps
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Top Panel
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