THOMAS A WHITBY
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HONORED ON PANEL 25W, LINE 91 OF THE WALL

THOMAS ALVIN WHITBY

WALL NAME

THOMAS A WHITBY

PANEL / LINE

25W/91

DATE OF BIRTH

05/13/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH DUONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/12/1969

HOME OF RECORD

KALAMAZOO

COUNTY OF RECORD

Kalamazoo County

STATE

MI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR THOMAS ALVIN WHITBY
POSTED ON 12.12.2009
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Thomas is buried at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo, MI.
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POSTED ON 11.18.2006
POSTED BY: Don

Childhood Friend

Tommy,

We visited your family often. You were the big brother, the teaser, the leader. You went to war so young and never returned. I wish I had gotten a chance to know you better.

You rest among so many reluctant heroes. You made the horror of the war personal to me.
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POSTED ON 3.29.2006
POSTED BY: Bill Nelson

Never Forgotten

FOREVER REMEMBERED

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heroes lost to the War in Vietnam:

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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POSTED ON 5.17.2003
POSTED BY: Justin Wiegand

In Remembrance

I am leaving remembrances for random veterans thanking them for the great contribution they have given our nation. I want you to know that you weren’t forgotten. Our nation looks at those of you who fought in perilous times for our nation, even without the full support of everyone, and gave the ultimate honor for your country. Thanks a million times over.
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