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1Lt Leigh Slates
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1919
Palmyra
Marion County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1945, Germany

Lt Leigh Slates
34th Bomb Squad, 17 Group

Born in Palmyra, MO, Dec 24, 1919, Entered service Jan 15, 1942, Jefferson Barracks, MO. Sailed for European front Aug 1, 1944. Spent 9 mos overseas, Pilot of B-26, Maurader. Made 53 missions against hostile aircraft. Missing over Schwbmunchen, Germany, Apr 24, 1945. No remains have ever been found. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert L Slates (1894 - 1995)
  Almira E Noble Slates (1900 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Leigh Slates (1919 - 1945)
  Leigh Slates (1919 - 1945)*
  Marion O Slates (1936 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: This marker is a cenotaph. Lost in action over Germany. Another cenotaph for this person is located in Missouri, USA.
 
Burial:
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-Avold
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: Section E, Row 45, Grave 24
 
Maintained by: Heather Cottrell
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56660901
1Lt Leigh Slates
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1Lt Leigh Slates
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1Lt Leigh Slates
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 Added: Dec. 1, 2012
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