Patrick, Thomas A.

Rank: Private

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)


Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 27-Jan-1943 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Date of birth: 1-Sep-1923

Hometown: North Carolina

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled construction occupations, n.e.c.

High School: Grammar school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 28-Aug-44

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Mesnil, France

Place of interment: Saint Davids Episcopal Church Cemetery in Creswell, North Carolina