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Pvt Charles Robert Leap
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1922
Banning
Riverside County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1944, Philippines


VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II
PVT US ARMY
50 ENGR COMBAT BN
GOLD STAR LIST

Charles Robert Leap was killed on Leyte Island, P.I., October 23, 1944. He had participated in the campaigns for Kiska and the Marshall Islands as a private first class in the Engineers. Going into the service in March, 1943, Leap, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Leap, of Lemoore, trained at Fort Ord. He was in the Hanford unit of the National Guard three years prior to joining the regular Army. Leap attended the Hanford Union High School.

Charles was a native of Banning, Riverside County, CA., but spent his boyhood in Kings County area. He was the brother of Mrs. Emma Potter, Raymond and Frank Leap.

 
 
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 Parents:
  David Leap (1882 - 1963)
  Eula Pearl Stratton Leap (1888 - 1955)
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Leap (1916 - 1959)*
  Charles Robert Leap (1922 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from California.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
 
Maintained by: JC
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56756398
Pvt Charles Robert Leap
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Pvt Charles Robert Leap
Added by: steve s
 
Pvt Charles Robert Leap
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