Military Career and Death
Thomas served in the navy during World War II while on duty he met a woman named Ingrid Woods and had a son named Ferdinand Gurney. He served in many missions across Japan. He also fought in the Battle of Midway. His ship was sunk during the fight by a dive bombing Japanese Zero. He was killed during the sinking of his ship. He was cremated and his ashes were spread across the ocean.
- He was born on the same date as his youngest great-granddaughter Marge Bouvier.
- Apparently Thomas had an older brother that also served in World War II but he was caught by the Nazis in England and sent to a camp and was never seen or heard from again.
- Thomas Gurney was one of the oldest Gurney family member to be alive.