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LtJG George Ayrault III

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LtJG George Ayrault III

Birth
New York, USA
Death
9 Mar 1944 (aged 26–27)
At Sea
Burial
Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56287474 View Source

Son of Mr. George Ayrault.

George served as a Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S.S. Leopold (DE-319), U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

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

The Leopold, while on a convoy mission from New York City to England, was hit by a torpedo from German submarine U-255 and sank south of Iceland in the North Atlantic during the war.

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

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

170 others were lost during this attack on the Leopold including also from Erie County, New York:

Astyk, Vincent E ~ MM3C
Currey, Francis Patrick ~ SM3C
Ohar, John ~ S2C
Ott, Harry W ~ EM2C

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Son of Mr. George Ayrault.

George served as a Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S.S. Leopold (DE-319), U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

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

The Leopold, while on a convoy mission from New York City to England, was hit by a torpedo from German submarine U-255 and sank south of Iceland in the North Atlantic during the war.

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

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

170 others were lost during this attack on the Leopold including also from Erie County, New York:

Astyk, Vincent E ~ MM3C
Currey, Francis Patrick ~ SM3C
Ohar, John ~ S2C
Ott, Harry W ~ EM2C

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: MAJ Jimmy Cotton
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56287474
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56287474/george-ayrault: accessed ), memorial page for LtJG George Ayrault III (1917–9 Mar 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56287474, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England; Maintained by MAJ Jimmy Cotton (contributor 48803557).