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 Leo Joseph Manegre

Leo Joseph Manegre

Birth
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Feb 1951 (aged 37)
North Korea
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Sec St. Patrick's B, lot #605 (sw end)
Memorial ID 115185089 · View Source
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Leo was a 19 yr veteran of the US Army & died while a POW in Korea. He was a member of the 82nd AAA Bat, 2nd Inf Div. He was taken prisoner while fighting near Kunu-ri, North Korea Dec 1, 1950.
Several articles appeared in the 'Springfield Union' paper between 1951 & 1955, when his remains were returned to family for burial. He was survived by his wife, Antoinette (Ligarski) Manegre, a son, Arthur L. and daughter, Barbara M.
He recieved a full military honor burial at St. Michael's Cemetery Feb 10, 1955. He is buried at the corner of his parent's marker.


Gravesite Details My G-Uncle, would appreciate any family info. Thanks

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  • Created by: Mary
  • Added: 9 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115185089
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Joseph Manegre (3 Jun 1913–5 Feb 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115185089, citing Saint Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Mary (contributor 47261985) .