Thomas, John Lee

Army Air Corp, The Thirsty Thirteenth

SGT Thomas served in the US Army Air Corps from 20-AUG 1943 to 31-MAR 1946.  He was an air crew member assigned to an Australian unit, the 13th Troop Carrier Squadron.  John was a crew member, aerial engineer on a C-47 in World War II.  His squadron was known as the Thirsty 13th.  The squadron earned 2 Presidential Unit Citations and 7 Battle Stars.  

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