Thomas Carl McFerrin
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Thomas C. McFerrin was born in Greenbriar County, West Virginia on January 19, 1917.
He was drafted into the Army on
July 8, 1941 at Huntington, West Virginia. At the time of
home of residence was listed as Kanawha County, West Virginia. ( In the records of the 22nd Infantry
his home of residence was listed as Timmonsville, South Carolina. ) His religion was listed as Protestant.
He had completed one year of college and at the time of induction was single with no dependents.
At the time of his death he was married.
Sergeant McFerrin was killed in
action in France
during the attack against Cherbourg on June 21, 1944.
By seado11ar from Ancestry.com
Thomas C. McFerrin was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in West Virginia.
Andrew Chapel Cemetery
Grave marker for Thomas
His regiment is incorrectly inscribed on the marker.
Photo by Beth Hartsook from the Find A Grave website
Top photo by seado11ar from Ancestry.com
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