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Pvt Harold E Leighton

Pvt Harold E Leighton

Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 23 Jan 1945 (aged 19)
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot B Row 35 Grave 32
Memorial ID 56373740 · View Source
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Son of William and Margaret Leighton.

Harold served as a Private in the 290th Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on March 16, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" during the war.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 42089359

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373740
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Harold E Leighton (21 Nov 1925–23 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373740, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .