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Corp Leroy Melvin Apple
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Birth: May 5, 1926
Maryland, USA
Death: May 4, 1945
March Field
Riverside County
California, USA

Son of Mrs. Myrtle Apple who resided in Baltimore, Maryland.

Leroy served as a Corporal on B-24J (#42-73184), 420th Base Unit, March Field, California, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 1, 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and also as Single, without dependents.

Leroy died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-24 crashed two miles southeast of Riverside, California during the war.

His headstone is not on his lot. The photo to the right is of the lot he was interred in.

Service # 33907420

(Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett)


Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-73184):

Apple, Leroy M ~ Corp, Gunner, Maryland
Arnold, Robert E ~ Corp, Radio Operator, California
Behrman, Vernon B ~ Corp, Engineer, Missouri
Bengston, Raymond E ~ Corp, Asst. Engineer, Minnesota
Martine, Robert P ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Pennsylvania
Miller, Arthur A ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Ohio
Tieck, Robert H ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, California
Yost, Charles L ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Missouri

(Crew Report by: Tim Cook)


( Burial found by: Dan Phelan
Loudon Park Cemetery
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Larch 87
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Apr 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108065465
Corp Leroy Melvin Apple
Added by: Dan Phelan
Corp Leroy Melvin Apple
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Michelle Baquol-Bower
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013

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