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SSGT Leon D Sussman

SSGT Leon D Sussman

Birth
Belgium
Death 19 Dec 1943 (aged 21–22)
Italy
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot E, 93-95
Memorial ID 3306893 · View Source
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Leon served as a Staff Sergeant on a B-17 Bomber, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Kings County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 29, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Machinist and also as Single, without dependents.

Leon was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 12148356

Those also "KIA" and interred with Leon included:

Earl M Johnson, 2nd Lt, South Dakota
Gerald C Lockhart, 2nd Lt, Indiana
James O Patton, 2nd Lt, West Virginia
Andrew N Pleshko, Jr., 2nd Lt, New York
Gregory B Crock, T/Sgt, Iowa
George L Simmons, Sgt, Maryland
Earl R Frantz, Sgt
James A Miller, Jr., Sgt, New York


Inscription

SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3306893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Leon D Sussman (1921–19 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3306893, citing Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .