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Pvt Theodore Hampton Leland

Pvt Theodore Hampton Leland

Birth
Corwin Springs, Park County, Montana, USA
Death 13 Nov 1944 (aged 31)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 43 Grave 15
Memorial ID 56373750 · View Source
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Theodore served as a Private, 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Lewis Clark County, Montana prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 21, 1944 at Fort Douglas, Utah. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Shipping and receiving clerk and also as Divorced, with dependents.

Theodore was "Killed In Action" in France during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 39927229

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His brother, Pvt. Edwin N. Leland, was also "Killed In Action" during the war and is interred next to him (see photo to the right). They are one of fourteen pairs of brother's interred together in the Epinal American Cemetery, France.

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Information on relationship as a brother at Epinal submitted by Dwight "Andy" Anderson.

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  • Maintained by: B L Larson
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Theodore Hampton Leland (11 May 1913–13 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373750, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by B L Larson (contributor 47561076) .