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Leo Madison Cawdrey
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1923
Fairbury
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1943
Sicilia, Italy

T. Sgt 429th Sqdn 2nd Bomb Group
Missing in action off south coast of Sicily July 8, 1943 while on his 16th mission.
He was awarded the purple heart air medal with clusters, Presidential citation of honor, and the African campaign ribbon.
He gave his life that others may live.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo Matthews Cawdrey (1888 - 1976)
  Ada Pearl Morlan Cawdrey (1892 - 1977)
 
 Sibling:
  Leo Madison Cawdrey (1923 - 1943)
  Leo Madison Cawdrey (1923 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairbury Cemetery
Fairbury
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Beth Sparrow
Record added: Dec 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63283277
Leo Madison Cawdrey
Added by: Laura Phillips
 
Leo Madison Cawdrey
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Leo Madison Cawdrey
Added by: kjvaughn
 
 
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ALL GAVE SOME...SOME GAVE ALL...Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Laura Phillips
 Added: Jul. 29, 2015
was a B-17 radio operator, assigned to 2nd BG 429th BS -KIA on 8 july 1943, mission to Gerbini, flying aboard 42-3083 "Miss Carriage"
- patootie
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
Poor is the Nation that has no Heros... shameful is the one having them... forgets Author Unknown
- Loren Bender
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013
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