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First Name: Thomas

Last Name: King

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Houston, TX
Middle Name: S.

Date of Birth:

Date of Death: 19 September 1944

Rank: First Lieutenant

Years Served:
Thomas Sylvester King Jr.

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Thomas Sylvester King Jr.

1st Lieutenant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 64 (October 13, 1944)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Corps of Engineers) Thomas S. King, Jr. (ASN: 0-465880), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 33rd Armored Engineer Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in action in France, on 10 September 1944.
First Lieutenant King's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

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Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 110753   Created by: MHOH




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