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 George E Leduc

George E Leduc

Death 18 May 1944
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot J Row 15 Grave 7
Memorial ID 169688900 · View Source
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George served as a Technician Fifth Grade, Company E, 593rd Engineer Shore Regiment, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in New Haven County, Connecticut prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 24, 1942 in Rutland, Vermont. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a filling station attendant and also as Single, without dependents.

George was "Killed In Action" in the invasion of Wakde Island in Indonesia during the war.

He was awarded the "Bronze Star" and the Purple Heart.

The awarding of the Bronze Star noted "For heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy."

Service # 31115292

Those who were killed in this invasion:

Leduc, George E ~ Tec5, Company E
Crucitta, Domenico S ~ Pvt, Company F
Wilson, Laverne C ~ Tec5, Company D
Liles, Elton H ~ T/Sgt, HQ Company

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 10 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169688900
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George E Leduc (unknown–18 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169688900, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .