Name:Rank:Service No: Service: Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Eye Colour: Hair Colour:Marital Status:Trade:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death: Age at Death:Cemetery: Reference:
Donald ThomasRiflemanL/27406Regina Rifle RegimentJune 7, 1920Fort QuAppelle, SaskatchewanJune 14, 1940Regina, Saskatchewan205 feet, 8½ inchesDarkBrownBlackSingle (at enlistment)Truck DriverRoman CatholicJohn Thomas (Father) Lorlie, Saskatchewan (at enlistment)Jean Thomas (Wife)June 6, 194423Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, ReviersV. A. 11.Commemorated on page 460 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 3Rifleman Donald Thomas was the son of John and Nora Thomas of Lorlie, Saskatchewan, husband of Jean Ileen Thomas, and father of Donald Aubry Thomas of Truro, NS. Rifleman Donald Thomas was married on April 24, 1941 in Truro, NS. He served at the Debert Military Camp, Nova Scotia from October 3, 1940 until he went overseas on August 22, 1941. He served in Canada between June 14, 1940 and August 24, 1941 and in the United Kingdom between August 25, 1941 and June 5, 1944. Rifleman Thomas was killed in action during the invasion at Normandy on June 6, 1944.