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Thomas Fisher

T/5 in 603rd Engineer Camouflage Bn : Co B


Born 1906 in PA, Died 1976


County of residence at enlistment: New York County, NY
Other residence(s): Pittsburgh, PA; New York, NY
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: actors and actresses
College education before the war: 4 years
Notes: Rank changed from PFC to T/5 per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945
Source: 603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Photo of 603rd Company A, 13 May 1945; Company A Roster

Thomas Fisher was born on November 29, 1906 in Pittsburgh, PA. His parents were immigrants from Greece, and his father operated a pool hall in Pittsburgh. He was their first child.

He graduated from college and became an actor in New York City. In his 1940 draft registration, he gives "Actor's Equity" as his employer. He enlisted on March 3, 1942, where his occupation is still listed as actor.

He was promoted to T/5 during his service, and discharged from the Army on September 22, 1945.

He died on October 10, 1976, leaving his wife Grace. He is buried at Long Island National Cemetery in East Farmingdale, NY.


1906 Birth Record

1940 Draft Registration

1942 Enlistment Record

1976 VA Death Record

1976 Find a Grave Record

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