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Pvt. Andrew Joseph Leo


Born: 15 November 1919 - Melrose Park, Illinois

Parents: Carl Leo & Josephine Militello-Leo

Siblings: 1 brother

Home:

    - 1406 North Twentieth Avenue - Melrose Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Stevenson School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1937

Wife: Ida Orfei-Leo

Children: 1 daughter

Occupation: Branch manager - Chicago Herald American

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army

Serial Number: 36397419

Training: 

    - Unknown

Unit: 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division

Engagements:

    - Normandy Invasion - 6th to 7th - June 1944

    - Battle of St. Lo - 8th to 17th - July 1944

Killed in Action:

    - 12 July 1944

        - Battle of St. Lo

        - volunteered to carry message to battalion headquarters under

           heavy enemy fire

Buried: 

     - 9 June 1948

        - Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois

             - Grave:  6   Block:  5-B  Sec:  12

Medals:

     - Purple Heart

     - Silver Star


 

 

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