Clyde A. Thomason Photo

Clyde A. Thomason

Born: May 23, 1914

Death: Aug 17, 1942

Birthplace: Atlanta

Nationality: United States

Clyde A. Thomason

Date of Birth : May 23, 1914
Date of Death : Aug 17, 1942
Birth Place : Atlanta

Sergeant Clyde A. Thomason was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism at the cost of his life while leading an assault in the Makin Islands on August 17, 1942. Thomason was the first enlisted Marine to receive the Medal of Honor during World War II.

Also known as

  • Clyde Thomason
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