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 Leonard Hastings “Steamer” Nason

Leonard Hastings “Steamer” Nason

Birth
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Jul 1970 (aged 74)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 4635 · View Source
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In the Mexican Border Service with the United States Army, 1st Volunteer Cavalry, in 1916. During World War I, he served as a Sergeant, Battery A, 76th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, and was wounded-in-action at Mont St. Pere, France, in July 1918 and was cited for gallantry in action by General John J. Pershing. During World War II, he served on active duty in the European Theater as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Armored Forces. He was a world-famous author, writing such books as "Chevrons," 1926, "Three Lights From A Match," 1927, "Sergeant Eadie," 1928, "The Top Kick," 1928, "The Man In The White Slicker," 1929, "Incomplete Mariner," 1929,"Defenders of the Bridge,"1932, "Among The Trumpets," 1932, "Rodney, " 1933, "Red Night," 1935, "Eagles Eastward," 1936, and "The Barbary Coast," 1949. He also contributed stories to Adventure Magazine, The Saturday Evening Post and the American Legion Magazine. He also wrote verse in "Line'O Type," under the pen name "Steame."


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  • Added: 28 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Hastings “Steamer” Nason (28 Sep 1895–25 Jul 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4635, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .