|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 14 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Thomas was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Thomas was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He contracted hemorrhagic fever and was evacuated to the 48th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital where he died on December 14, 1953.