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Thomas Crawford Leake III

Military

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

  • Chipelle

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rockingham, North Carolina 30 June 1919
Graduated North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina May 1940

Graduated
Bachelor's Degree in Textile Management

Enlisted Fort Bragg, North Carolina 15 July 1941
Died near Couldommiers, France 25 August 1944
Buried Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

Plot A Row 38 Grave 11
Epinal American Cemetery
Dinozé, France

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2019 16:56:01 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=4424744
https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/archivedexhibits/textiles/anniversary/thomas_le...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56370759/thomas-c-leake
https://abmc.gov/node/531495

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