He was 5' 7" tall, weighing 157 lbs., of light brown complexion, with brown eyes and black hair. (Draft Card)
Semiskilled chauffeur and driver for bus, taxi, truck, and tractor. (Enlistment)
He enlisted in the Army on 23 May 1941. (Enlistment) He was a veteran of WW II, with the rank of Staff Sergeant, Battery C, 54th Anti-Aircraft Replacement Training Battalion, CAC. His service number was 34052845.
During his service, in August 1945, he came down with an unrecorded disease for which he was admitted to the hospital at Ft. Bliss, Texas. (Hosp Adm)
He died on 28 Dec 1962 in Dane County Wisconsin (Death Index), and is buried in Plot Block 43 Lot 05 (on the Raymond Schiel Lot), Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA. (Find a Grave, Internment.net)
1930 Federal census; Roll: M595_573; Page: 95; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian School. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park. College Park, Maryland, U.S.A. National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, USA; Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946; NAID: 1263923; Record Group Title: Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1789-ca. 2007; Record Group: 64; Box Number: 07451; Reel: 262. National Archives and Records Administration. Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; ARC: 1263923.
National Archives and Records Administration; Hospital Admission Card Files; NAI: 570973; Record Group Number: Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), 1775-1994; Record Group Title: 112. NAI: 570973. Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), 1775 - 1994. Record Group 12. The National Archives at College Park, MD. USA.
Internment.net > United States > Wisconsin > Columbia County > Spring Grove Cemetery > Surnames S-T, sub nom. "Thunder, Chadwick Thomas."
Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 05 September 2020), memorial page for Chadwick Thomas Thunder (3 Oct 1919–28 Dec 1962), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140631697, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by El Memorializer (contributor 47029561) .
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