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PFC Leonard R Brooks

PFC Leonard R Brooks

Maryland, USA
Death 24 Mar 1945 (aged 23–24)
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot C Row 11 Grave 16
Memorial ID 56297107 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Marian Rice Brooks who resided in Baltimore, Maryland.

Leonard served as a Private First Class, 507th Parachute Infantry Regt, 17th Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 9, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the mechanical treatment of metals and also as Single, without dependents.

Leonard was "Killed In Action" during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 13069286

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56297107
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Leonard R Brooks (1921–24 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56297107, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .