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Re-Burial Held For Tom O. Ball

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24
Month
June
Year
1948
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Re-Burial Held For Tom O. Ball
Held In Arlington National Cemetery
Re-burial services for Tom O. Ball, who was killed in action as a medical corpsman in the South Pacific area on April 6, 1943, were held in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C., earlier this month.
He was the son of Mrs. Eve M. Ball, a former resident of Ann Arbor for 25 years who has just returned to the city for a brief visit after an absence of five years. She formerly lived at 216 S. Ingalls St.
Ball hospital apprentice first class in the Naval Reserve, had been assigned to duty with a Marine Corps commando unit at the time of his death. He would have been 23 years old April 29, 1943.
Mrs. Ball was notified of his death by a Navy telegram on May 3, 1943, which did not give the place of death.
A resident of Ann Arbor for 22 years, Hospital Apprentice Ball was born in Detroit. His father, Charles O. Ball, died about two weeks later and Mrs. Ball moved to this city and entered the real estate business in which she was engaged for 23 years.
The Ann Arbor youth was a 1938 graduate of the University High School and was employed at the Cook Spring plant at the time of his enlistment, Aug. 3, 1942.
Services Held
[Caption: The body of Tom O. Ball, medical corpsman who was killed in action April 6, 1943, has been re-buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C. He was the son of Mrs. Eve M. Ball, formerly of 216 S. Ingalls St.]