William George Thomas was born 23 May 1917 in Alabama to Louis Elmer Thomas and Nellie Jane Carter.
He died non Battle 22 August 1944
Pvt Thomas is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama
Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma)
Found dead in Jeep. Fort Sill, Okla., Aug. 3 – Pvt. William G. Thomas, 27, South Pittsburg, Tenn., was found dead late yesterday near an overturned jeep on the range of the field artillery school. Officers said it appeared that Thomas was killed when he lost control of the machine.
South Pittsburg Hustler, August 24, 1944
Pvt William G. Thomas dies following accident.
Funeral services for Pvt. William G. Thomas, of Richard City, who died August 2 following an accident at Fort Sill, Okla., was held Monday afternoon at the First Baptist Church.
Deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olla Mae Case Thomas; two children, Betty L., and George Elmer Thomas; his mother, Mrs. Nellie Condra; three brothers, T/Sgt. Carl L. Thomas with the Army in France; PO3C Robert Thomas, U.S. Navy; Louis Thomas, Richard City; sister Sylvia Condra; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas, Bridgeport.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 23 May 1917
- Date of death: 2 August 1944
- County: Marion
- Hometown: South Pittsburg
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 80th Regiment, Field Artillery Training Center
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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