Thomas Carl McFerrin

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/21/1944

 

 

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 induction his
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.

Burial:
Andrew Chapel Cemetery
Williamsburg
Greenbrier County
West Virginia

 

Grave marker for Thomas C. McFerrin
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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