|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1944, Papua New Guinea|
1st Lieutenant Lloyd R. Leonard. Lloyd was a graduate of Science Hill High School and after high school worked as a brick and stone mason. He enlisted in the United States Army at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on 14 June 1941.
In 1943, he applied for and was accepted into Officer Candidate School. Lloyd completed that course and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant as an artillery field officer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Afterwards, he was sent to Camp Mackall, North Carolina and assigned to Battery A, 674th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne Division. Lloyd was serving in the Pacific Theater in the New Guinea Campaign when he died from injuries received in an automobile accident at 108 Station Hospital, Dobodura, Papua New Guinea.
Lloyd was 25 years old and the son of John William Leonard and Laura Elminia Rominger. He was married to Elizabeth Evans.
John William Leonard (1867 - 1948)
Laura Elmira Rominger Leonard (1877 - 1964)
Summers Lyle Leonard (1905 - 1978)*
Lloyd Reece Leonard (1918 - 1944)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 34, Site 4108
Created by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66899228