Friday, November 11, 2011

Veterans' Day: Thomas Percy Riley & Thomas Bowen Riley

Thomas Percy Riley (son of Thomas Roberts Riley)
Captain Infantry
Dates of Service 5 Aug 1917 to 7 Apr 1919

According to his obit, he first served on the Mexican Border and later in France with the  26th Division.  Here is info from the obit about his activity with the American Legion:

World War II "Old Man's" Draft Registration:

Thomas Bowen Riley (son of Thomas Percy Riley)
Dates of Service:  4 May 1942 -- 31 May 1946
Last Rank Major
Photos from 1943
Tom and his Aunt Sue in Akron

Lizzie Riley, Sue Riley, Theda Hill and Tom 1943
Thanks to Alice Addy Neal for this picture:

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