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Thaddeus John Leschinski

Death 18 Dec 1944
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 169690106 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Andrew Leschinski who resided in Hartford, Connecticut.

Thaddeus served as a Torpedoman's Mate First Class, U.S.S. Spence (DD-512), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

The U.S.S. Spence, along with the U.S.S. Hull (DD-350) and the U.S.S. Monaghan (DD-354) sank during Typhoon Cobra off the East Coast of the Philippines during the war.

Thaddeus was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking.

Service # 4028675

Only 24 crew members survived this sinking.

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 169690106
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thaddeus John Leschinski (unknown–18 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169690106, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .