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Leon Otis Gerwig
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1924
Death: Apr. 16, 1945
Okinawa, Japan

Leon was an F1C in the US Navy assigned to the Bowers DE 637. The Bowers was hit by a Kamikazi off the coast of Okinawa on April 16th 1945 Killing, the numbers vary, from 39 to 61 men. He was the brother of James W. John F. and Roy T. Gerwig. Cunninghams gives an internment date of 03/07/51 possibly when his remains were returned.

Family links: 
  Otis William Gerwig (1892 - 1959)
  Russia Virginia Douglas Gerwig (1908 - 1984)
  John Fred Gerwig (1915 - 1972)*
  Leon Otis Gerwig (1924 - 1945)
  Roy Theodore Gerwig (1926 - 1994)*
  James Wade Gerwig (1931 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Cunningham Memorial Park
Saint Albans
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Ron Miller
Record added: May 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90628261
Leon Otis Gerwig
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Leon Otis Gerwig
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Leon Otis Gerwig
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Rest In Peace Leon
- Ron Miller
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016

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