Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cawdreys in:
 • Fairbury Cemetery
 • Fairbury
 • Jefferson County
 • Nebraska
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Leo Madison Cawdrey
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
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.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leo Matthews Cawdrey (1888 - 1976)
  Ada Pearl Morlan Cawdrey (1892 - 1977)
 
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: kjvaughn
 
Leo Madison Cawdrey
Added by: kjvaughn
 
Leo Madison Cawdrey
Cemetery Photo
Added by: John Melton
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

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
Stand proud Leo
- Family
 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
There is 1 more note not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service