Thomas D. Sovia was born on September 21, 1896, in Ogdensburg, New York. Thomas enlisted in the United States Army at Camp Syracuse in Syracuse, New York, on August 3, 1917; he was killed in action during the Battle of the Aisne, as the division advanced towards Vaux, France, to the south of Belleau Wood, on June 6, 1918. 

The Hilton Record
Hilton, New York
November 1, 1917
The Evening News
North Tonawanda, New York
July 3, 1918

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France