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Lieut Leigh Slates

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Lieut Leigh Slates

Birth
Death
1945 (aged 25–26)
Burial
Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA
Plot
Section 22 1/2 Lot A
Memorial ID
90805328 View Source

Inscription

Sacred to the memory of
Lt Leigh Slates
34th Bomb Squad, 17 Group

Born in Palmyra, MO, Dec 24, 1919, Entered service Jan 15, 1942, Jefferson Barracks, MO. Sailed for European front Aug 1, 1944. Spent 9 mos overseas, Pilot of B-26, Maurader. Made 53 missions against hostile aircraft. Missing over Schwbmunchen, Germany, Apr 24, 1945.

Gravesite Details

This marker is a cenotaph. Lost in action over Germany. Another cenotaph for this person is located in France.


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  • Created by: KQB
  • Added: 27 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 90805328
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90805328/leigh-slates: accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Leigh Slates (24 Dec 1919–1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 90805328, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by KQB (contributor 47654729).