b. 17/03/1871 Germany. d. 18/07/1900 China.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13 and 20-22/06/1900 China.
Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy as a Coxswain on board the "USS Newark".
In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Thomas distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
Section NA, Site 369
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