North Carolina Draft Registration card for Dewey E. Thorne.|
Dewey enlisted in the army at Fort Bragg, NC on 27
On 16 December 1942 Pvt Thorne was transferred from
Camp Toccoa, GA to Hq 3rd, 508th PIR.
Pfc Thorne was wounded in action in France on 29 June
1944 and evacuated to a field hospital. On 27 September he was
transferred to the hospital's Detachment of Patients and did not return
to the regiment. He was discharged on 7 December 1945.