SGT Thomas Patrick Lourence
In memory of our fallen brother
few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds
his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
World War II
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SGT Thomas Patrick Lourence, 39837154, who died in the service of his country on May 1st, 1944 in New Caledonia. The cause of death was listed as Died Non Battle, Truck Crash. At the time of his death Thomas was 33 years of age. He was from Tehama County, California.
The decorations earned by SGT Thomas Patrick Lourence include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.
From the F Co History by Frank Marks. Thomas was killed in a truck crash on New Caledonia.
Saint Marys Cemetery
Plot: D2, 54, 05