Thomas (1928? - 1951)
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07/26/1951
Zarada, Thomas (1928? - 26 JUN 1951)
Pfc. Thomas Zarada, 23, was reported killed in action in Korea in a telegram received at Stanley by his wife, June, Wednesday, July 18th, 1951.
Mrs. Zarada had appealed to the Red Cross for aid in getting word of her husband after filing to receive a letter from his since June 23. He had written every day. In his last letter he related that he was ready to return to the front line after two days rest. He was killed June 26.
A veteran of 18 months in WW II he returned to duty Oct. 10, 1950, and was sent overseas Dec. 11. He was hospitalized in Japan in April and May with an illness contracted in the front lines.
Survivors besides his wife are two children, Ronald Allen, 4, and Linda Marie, 2, of Stanley, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Zarada of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.); four brothers, John, Frank, Richard, and Robert, and five sisters, Geraldine, Irene, Ellen, Edith, Louise, and Susan, all at home in Thorp.
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