Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus
Application and Record of Burial Place of
Veteran for Thomas J. McGowan in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton
Thomas enlisted in the Army at Wilkes
Barre, PA on 15 October 1942.
Initially assigned to Service Co,
508th PIR, Pfc McGowan wds transferred to Company G on 14 July 1944 and
a month later moved to Hq 3rd.
His mili9tary decorations include the
Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded for the Holland campaign and
He was discharged at the Indiantown
Gap Military Reservation, PA on 20 December 1945.