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THOMAS J. KELLY

(courtesy of "Glenn")

Grave marker for Thomas J. Kelly at Plot: 2L, 3048 in the Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale (Suffolk county), New York.

Thomas enlisted in the army on 10 October 1942 in New York City, NY. As a parachutist volunteer he was assigned to Company C, 508th PIR.

Pvt Kelly jumped into Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944,. and was taken prisoner that same day.   He was held as a POW until 6 April 1945 when he was liberated from Stalag 7B in Bavaria.

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