Thomas John Laqua
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot A Row 12 Grave 39
Grave marker for Thomas J. Laqua
Photo by Des Philippet
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