ANC Website Top BANNER 2
Thomas Tipton Thornburgh
Colonel, United States Army
New Hampshire State Flag
Colonel Thornburgh, who was born on 16 August 1896 in New Hampshire, was a 1918 graduate of the United States Military Academy.

He was killed in action during World War II while on an air mission in Belgium on 8 September 1944.

He was the son of Robert Montgomery Thornburgh, Colonel, United States Army, and the newphew of Thomas Tipton Thornburgh, Major, United States Army, both of whom are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

His father was a renowned military surgeon and his uncle was killed by hostile Indians in 1879 in Colorado.


THORNBURGH, THOMAS T
COL US AGF
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/15/1896
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 224 S.W
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

THORNBURGH, MYRTLE WOOD W/O THOMAS T
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/28/1886
DATE OF DEATH: 07/08/1954
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 224 N.H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF TT THORNBURGH, COL USA AGF


Posted: 18 May 2006 Updated: 1 June 2006
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 

Purple Heart Medal

 

TT Thornburgh Gravesite PHOTO June 2006

Myrtle Wood Thornburgh Gravesite PHOTO June 2006
Photos Courtesy of Holly, June 2006