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PFC Leslie J. Bacon
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1909
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1944

Military Rites On Sunday For Pfc. L. J. Bacon

EAST BLOOMFIELD - Full military rites for Pfc. Leslie J. Bacon, of East Bloomfield, killed in action Dec. 12, 1944, will be held at East Bloomfield cemetery Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Services will be conducted by Bloomfield Savage post, American Legion. The Rev. Clarence Weinand, of the Methodist church, will officiate. The body of the war hero will lie in state Saturday evening at the Wheeler funeral home here, where friends may call. Pfc. Bacon was employed by the Gleason Works, Rochester, prior to entering the US Army in June, 1943. He received 17 weeks of basic training at Camp Croft, S.C., with the 39th Infantry division and was then sent overseas under command of Gen. Courtney H. Hodge. He saw action in France, Germany and Belgium. Having made the supreme sacrifice for his country, Pfc. Bacon was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star posthumously. Survivors are his father, Frank Bacon, and one sister, Mrs. Irene Sweeney, both of East Bloomfield; and two nieces, Mrs. Jack Ward, West Bloomfield, and Mrs. Clarence Webb, Lima. Mr. Bacon is a retired farmer and Mrs. Sweeney is office manager for the Honeoye Falls Times. (The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY, Friday, July 8, 1949, p. , Col. 3) 
 
Inscription:
LESLIE J BACON
NEW YORK
PFC 39 INF 9 DIV
WORLD WAR II
OCT 2 1909 - DEC 12 1944
 
Burial:
East Bloomfield Cemetery
East Bloomfield
Ontario County
New York, USA
 
Created by: mokennehan
Record added: Oct 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79124716
PFC Leslie J. Bacon
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PFC Leslie J. Bacon
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 Added: Oct. 22, 2011
 
 
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