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Lieut Lloyd Reece Leonard

Lieut Lloyd Reece Leonard

Birth
Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Death 17 Aug 1944 (aged 25)
Papua New Guinea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 34, Site 4108
Memorial ID 66899228 · View Source
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1st Lieutenant Lloyd R. Leonard. Lloyd was a graduate of Science Hill High School and after high school worked as a brick and stone mason. He enlisted in the United States Army at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on 14 June 1941.

In 1943, he applied for and was accepted into Officer Candidate School. Lloyd completed that course and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant as an artillery field officer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Afterwards, he was sent to Camp Mackall, North Carolina and assigned to Battery A, 674th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne Division. Lloyd was serving in the Pacific Theater in the New Guinea Campaign when he died from injuries received in an automobile accident at 108 Station Hospital, Dobodura, Papua New Guinea.

Lloyd was 25 years old and the son of John William Leonard and Laura Elminia Rominger. He was married to Elizabeth Evans.


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  • Created by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
  • Added: 14 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66899228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Lloyd Reece Leonard (5 Oct 1918–17 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66899228, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret) (contributor 47390608) .