Thomas Walker Chandler was born in 1911 in Concord, New Hampshire to Clark Porter Chandler and Shirley Penn Chandler. He was the husband of Jane Fox and father of Ann Chandler and William Eaton Chandler.
1st Lieutenant Thomas W. Chandler was assigned to the 3011th Ordinance Base Depot Company.
He died non-battle on 19 September 1945 and is interred at B,18,71, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 27 Deccember 1940
The marriage of Miss Jane Fox to Capt. Thomas W. Chandler, of Fort Benning, Ga., was solemnized yesterday afternoon at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd on Lookout Mountain, with vicar, the Rev. James Stirling, officiating. The bride, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard J. Fox, of Lookout Mountain, is the sister of Miss Marjorie Fox, and the niece of Mrs. E.B. Hurlbut, of Lookout Mountain. The bride attended Wabash (Ind.) High School and the Girls’ Preparatory school, and had one year of college at the University of Chattanooga, where she was pledged to Chi Omega national fraternity.
The bridegroom is the son of the late Col. Clark P. Chandler and the late Mrs. Henry L. Flynn. He is a graduate of the academy at West Point, class of 1936. Before entering the academy, he attended Miljard Preparatory school in Washington. His brother is Capt. William E. Chandler, of the United States army, stationed in the Philippines.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 1 October 1945
First Lt. Thomas w. Chandler, 33, husband of the former Miss Jane Fox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard J. Fox, Lookout Mountain, died in France Sept. 19, the War Department informed his wife yesterday. No details of his death contained in the official telegram.
A graduate of West Point in the class of 1936, Lt. Chandler, scion of a prominent New Hampshire army family, had been overseas with the staff of an ordnance base depot for approximately one year. He had recently written he expected to arrive home soon and was assumed by the family to have gone to a port of embarkation within the past few days. During the past several months he has been stationed at Vincennes, France, with the 3011th Ordnance base depot. He served in various army stationed in the United States before receiving the overseas assignment. Lt. Chandler is survived by his wife; two children, Ann, 4 and William Chandler, 3.
- Rank: First Lieutenant
- Date of birth: 3 December 1911
- Date of death: 19 September 1945
- County: Hamilton
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 3011th Ordinance Base Depot Company
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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