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Birth: Nov. 11, 1918
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1945, Germany

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Private First Class Leake (Serial #34255449) served in the:
• United States Army
• 82nd Airnorne Division
• 325th Glider Infantry Regiment
• First Batallion

His Army enlistment date / place was:
• March 13, 1942
• Fort Bragg, North Carolina

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
• Sawmill worker

He was Killed In Action in:
• Neuhof, Germany during World War II

He was a son of:
• Leonard Jackson Leake
(04/18/1878 - 06/10/1961)
• Lois Virginia Chilton Leake
(01/13/1888 - 11/08/1949)

He was a brother of:
• Ned Desoto Leake
(07/07/1904 - 02/1975)
• Fleta Mae Leake
(05/28/1907 - 03/22/1916)
• Peter Aubrey Leake
(08/26/1909 - 01/22/1968)
• James Archie "Jim" Leake
(05/20/1911 - 02/12/2003)
• Robert Hatcher Leake
(06/27/1913 - 06/08/1974)
• Donald Jefferson Leake
(04/02/1916 - 03/27/1976)
• Paul Jackson Leake Sr
(06/24/1921 - 01/27/1988)
• Bernice Virginia Leake
(1923 - ????)
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***** NOTE *****
Private Leake's middle name and date of birth provided courtesy of Find A Grave member A.W.R. (#47508929)

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leonard Jackson Leake (1878 - 1961)
  Lois Virginia Chilton Leake (1888 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillie Mae Bennett Martin (1919 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fleta Mae Leake (1907 - 1916)*
  Leonard Edward Leake (1918 - 1945)
  Paul Jackson Leake (1921 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Arrondissement de Verviers
Liθge, Belgium
Plot: • Plot C / Row 9 / Grave 3
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56278818
PFC Leonard Edward Leake
Added by: Wouter van Dijken
 
PFC Leonard Edward Leake
Added by: Dominique Potier
 
PFC Leonard Edward Leake
Added by: Don J
 
 
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- Martha-Lisa Mode Flinsch and Elisabeth C. Flinsch
 Added: Sep. 25, 2014
Rest In Peace Leonard Edward Leake. Never forgotten!
- Wouter van Dijken
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014

- Priscilla Gaskins
 Added: Apr. 25, 2013
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