1LT Leo A Gertin, Jr

1LT Leo A Gertin, Jr

Birth
Death 11 Aug 1945 (aged 21)
Italy
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Section NO15, Lot 202, Grave 3N
Memorial ID 71099696 · View Source
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Leo served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot, 319th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 134 Orchard Drive, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

Leo, who normally flew a P-51, died while testing a B-25 when one of the engines caught fire causing him to crash in Southern Italy in the "Line Of Duty" during the war.

Leo had completed 29 Missions during the war.

Service # O-719303


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 9 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71099696
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Leo A Gertin, Jr (10 Aug 1924–11 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71099696, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .