Father - Samuel Robert Leamon
Killed in Action - Korea
1st Cal. Division - 27th Ord. Main.
Contributor: Royce Arnold Scott (49073092) •
Thank you for your service. Lest We Forget. Private First Class Joe Z Leamon was a member of the 27th Ordnance Maintenance Company, 1st Cavalry Division, US Army. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 24, 1950. "He, along with the other members of his unit were shot by a firing squad." Private First Class Joe Z Leamon was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. He was the son of Samuel Robert Leamon and Bessie Lee Lawler.
(Provided by MEB 6 Nov 2014)
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