WW II - LEOPOLD HARRY B

Leopold, Harry Baker Jr

WW II - LEOPOLD HARRY BAKER
LEOPOLD, HARRY BAKER JR

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 9th Army Ordinance Team (Attached 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal

Date of birth: 21-Jul-1922

Hometown: West Virginia

Marital status: Single, without dependents. Parents: Harry Baker Leopold and Florence E [Hoffman] Leopold.

Campaign: World War II

Date of casualty: 8-Apr-1945

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Killed in action.

Four Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SGT Grover L. Bailey
TEC5 Leonard B. Kjelland
2LT Harry B. Leopold Jr
SSGT Dale H. Seggerman

Location of fatality: Ricklingen, Germany

Place of interment: Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated December 1948.

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