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Leonard W. Araujo
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1922
Lemoore
Kings County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1944, Italy

WORLD WAR II
CALIFORNIA
SGT 30 INF 3 INF DIV
US ARMY
GOLD STAR LIST

Sgt. Leonard W. Araujo, one of two sons of Mrs. Julia V. Rodriguez, of Hanford, killed in action, took part in the North African, Sicilian and Italian campaigns. He was wounded in Sicily, and was awarded the Purple Heart. Araujo entered the service in November, 1942, training in radio at Camp Campbell, Kentucky. Araujo was graduated from Hanford Union High School in 1941. Before enlisting in the Army he was the secretary of the Hanford Air Raid Warning Service.

His parents were Ben and Julia Araujo. One brother, Private Robert Pete Araujo, was killed April 20, 1945, in Germany. Another brother, PFC George V. Araujo, also served in World War II and fought on Okinawa.


Note - Son of Benjamin Araujo.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Valentine Araujo (1879 - 1949)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Pete Araujo (1916 - 1945)*
  Leonard W. Araujo (1922 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Hanford
Kings County
California, USA
 
Created by: JC
Record added: Jun 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71195410
Leonard W. Araujo
Added by: JC
 
Leonard W. Araujo
Added by: JC
 
Leonard W. Araujo
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-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 16, 2012
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 Added: Apr. 16, 2012
 
 
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