AMM1 Thomas Augusta Free

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Thomas Augustus Free

Birthdate:
Birthplace: AL, USA
Death: Died in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI, USA
Place of Burial: USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Alson Free and Mary Jane Free
Husband of Myrtle Alvin Free
Father of S2c William Thomas Free and Myrtle Marie Free
Brother of Lillie Mae Free; William Charles Free; Arthur Lee Free; Earnest Isiah Free and Henry Moses Free

Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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About AMM1 Thomas Augusta Free

Among fathers and sons who died in service at Pearl Harbor that fateful morning were Thomas Augusta Free of Texas and his son, William Thomas Free — the only father and son killed in action while serving together on the USS Arizona.

http://www.maysville-online.com/news/opinion/editorial/remembering-those-who-gave-all-at-pearl-harbor/article_99b0b2c8-feb4-52fd-939c-55da28f42405.html

http://www.nps.gov/valr/learn/historyculture/brothersassignedarizona.htm

In addition to the 37 sets of brothers, there was a father and son on the USS Arizona. They were killed in action. The father was Thomas Augusta Free, MM1c (from Texas), and his son William Thomas Free, S2c (also from Texas, but memorialized at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, under the state of California).

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=7893358&PIpi=41485146

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AMM1 Thomas Augusta Free's Timeline

1891
February 2, 1891
AL, USA
1910
December 21, 1910
Age 19
Brazos, Palo Pinto County, Texas, United States
1924
January 9, 1924
Age 32
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
1925
December 2, 1925
Age 34
San Diego, San Diego County, CA, USA
1941
December 7, 1941
Age 50
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI, USA
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Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States