Thomas Harold Hudson was born 18-OCT 1949. His father was Maxey Vernile Hudson (1921-2004) and his mother was Leanna Josephine Lierman (1918-2010). He had two brothers; James and Dennis and two sisters; Marcia and Beverly. He attended St. Charles High School. They lived at 617 Lammert Court in St. Charles MO.

SP4 Thomas H. Hudson was an Airborne-qualified general vehicle mechanic serving with Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC), 173rd Airborne Brigade. Thomas Harold Hudson died 1-JAN 1971 in Binh Dinh Province, RVN, of a reported suicide. He was 21 years old. Information taken from official reports indicated: “Non-Hostile, died of Other Causes, Suicide”. His funeral mass was at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Peters. Thomas is buried at St Charles Memorial Gardens.

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