Devine, Thomas H. - AK Territorial Guard

Unga Island, Alaska

Thomas H. Devine, Pvt., was born 2 Aug 1895, his parents were Thomas H. and Elizabeth (Kochuten) Devine.  In 1910, Thomas was in school at Wood Island, Alaska.  He married Anna Casper in the Shumagin Islands, Alaska.

Thomas joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 and served in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was officially discharged 12 Mar 1947. 

Thomas was a Cod and salmon commercial fisherman in the Shumagin Islands.  

Status: deceased, Mar 1978

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