Thomas John Laqua

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/02/1944

 

 

Thomas J. Laqua was born in West Albany, Wabasha County, Minnesota on November 12, 1918.

He was drafted into the Army on May 1, 1944 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. His home of residence
was listed as St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota and his civilian occupation was listed as
Draftsmen. He had completed three years of High School and was married. His religion was
listed as Catholic.

Private Laqua was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 2, 1944.

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
Plot A Row 12 Grave 39

 

     

Grave marker for Thomas J. Laqua

Photo by Des Philippet
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


BACK

Home | Photos | Battles & History | Current |
Rosters & Reports | Medal of Honor | Killed in Action |
Personnel Locator | Commanders | Station List | Campaigns |
Honors | Insignia & Memorabilia | 4-42 Artillery | Taps |
What's New | Editorial | Links |