Thomas Soldier

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/11/1944



Thomas Soldier was born on March 18, 1919.

He entered the Army on June 1, 1940.

In the records of the 22nd Infantry his home town was listed as
Wittenburg, Wisconsin. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Technician 5th Grade Thomas Soldier was killed in action in France,
near the town of La Maugerie, during the attack toward the town of Periers
on July 11, 1944.



Thomas Soldier 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 Illinois on July 29, 1948.

Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County


Grave marker for Thomas Soldier

Photo by ShaneO from the Find A Grave website








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