Tovey, Thomas A. was born in 1900 in Pennsylvania. Before entering the service he was employed as an Auto mobile Serviceman. Thomas enlisted into the Army on November 11, 1942. He was sent to Camp Upton in Yaphank. At the time of his induction he was living in Middle Island. Thomas served honorably during the war with the Army Air Corps. Thomas left the United States and served in Italy, West Africa, and Jamaica. After the war he received the following decorations for his time of service: WWII Victory Medal and WWII Service Lapel Button. Tovey was discharged from the service on August 4, 1945 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
From the diary of Albert Bayles;
Oct." 18, 1944