LtJG George Ayrault

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LtJG George Ayrault

Birth
New York, USA
Death 9 Mar 1944
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 56287474 · View Source
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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 56287474
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LtJG George Ayrault (unknown–9 Mar 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56287474, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by MAJ Jimmy Cotton (contributor 48803557) .