William Leroy Thomas Jr.
Died 25 May 1942

Mess Attendant Third Class
U.S. Navy Reserve

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 2 April 1942
Mr. William Leroy Thomas Jr., of the U.S. Navy, stationed at Portsmouth, Va., died March 25 following an automobile accident. Samson Coleman,  of the navy, came as an escort from Portsmouth with the body. Survivors: father, Mr. William Leroy Thomas Sr.; step-mother, Mrs. Phoebie Thomas; sister, Miss Montanna Thomas, all of Chattanooga; several cousins, other relatives and friends.

  • Rank: Mess Attendant Third Class
  • Date of death: 25 May 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Bottom Panel
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