Thomas Vinson Nash
Date of Birth: December 11, 1915, in Waymouth, Massachusetts
Date of Death: July 28, 1943, Vries, Holland (27 years old)
Army 2nd Lt. Thomas Vinson Nash, Jr.'s plane was struck by enemy fire and exploded in
mid-air over Vries, Holland. He was buried there for a time in a small church yard until
his body was moved by the U.S. Military to his permanent resting spot in the
United States Military Cemetery located in Margraten, Netherlands.
He was awarded a Purple Heart.
1940 Boston Bears (AFL III)