Thomas Aaron Larimer was born at Watauga, Tennessee. Son of Albert Aaron Larimer and Martha Jane Adaline O’Dell.

Private First Class

PFC enlisted on 7 October 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. He was Killed in Action and is buried in Tennessee.

The Bristol Herald Courier, 6 February 1945
Pfc. Thomas A. Larimer, 24, was killed in action in Belgium January 4, his mother, Mrs. Martha Larimer, Bristol, Tenn., Route 1, has been informed by the War Department. Pfc. Larimer entered service in October, 1942, and received training at Fort Riley, Kans., in California, and at Camp Polk, La., before going overseas in August last year. He was serving with and infantry division. A graduate of Holston Valley high school, Pfc. Larimer was employed in Louisiana before entering service. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one brothers, Sgt. Lawrence Larimer, Keesler Field, Miss., and two sisters, Gladys and Velma Larimer, both of Bristol, Tenn.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 October 1920
  • Date of death: 3 January 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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