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Leo Willard Chatfield
Birth: Oct. 23, 1897
Ten Sleep
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1956
Grass Valley
Nevada County
California, USA


Military: 1914/15; Company I, Red Bluff, Tehama Co., CA; sent to Mexican border
1916: WWI, Private U.S. Army, Co I, 1st Republic Regiment, American Expeditionary Force; served in England (the ship he was on was bombed off the Irish coast by a German U-Boat; confined to a military hospital in England)

Occupation: Rice rancher, miner, forest service ranger, Cal-Ida Lumber Co. log scaler

Affiliation: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Died: at age 59; heart attack


No children

Oct 24, 1956, Chico newspaper obituary:
Funeral services were held yesterday morning in the Camptonville (Yuba County) Catholic Church for Leo W. Chatfield, 58, a former Chico resident. Burial was held today in the Golden Gate Cemetery in San Bruno.

Mr. Chatfield was born Oct. 23, 1897, in Ten Sleep, Wyo. He was a veteran of World War I, and had lived in Chico for two years after the war. He was a forest ranger at Camptonville, and had been a lumber company worker there until his death.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel, of Camptonville; three brothers, Roy and Arden, of Chico, and Charles, of South San Francisco; and three sisters, Mrs. Verda Day, of Chico, Mrs. Ina Fouch, of Yuba City, and Mr. Noreen Haynee, of San Jose.
Family links: 
  Charles Henry Chatfield (1870 - 1942)
  Nellie Belle Chamberlin Chatfield (1873 - 1956)
  Ethel Helen Stirewalt Gann (1908 - 1985)*
  Charles Joseph Chatfield (1895 - 1986)*
  Leo Willard Chatfield (1897 - 1956)
  Howard Francis Chatfield (1899 - 1953)*
  Roy Elmer Chatfield (1901 - 1978)*
  Nellie Mary Chatfield McElhiney (1903 - 1983)*
  Gordon Gregory Chatfield (1905 - 1948)*
  Verda Agnes Chatfield Day (1908 - 1978)*
  Arden Sherman Chatfield (1910 - 1981)*
  Ina Jacqueline Chatfield Fouch (1913 - 1993)*
  Noreen Ellen Chatfield Clemens (1915 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Buried Jul 25, 1956
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: V, 824
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Record added: Dec 28, 2008
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