Brooks, Leland Fleetwood

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 27 January 1943 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Date of birth: 8 January 1924

Hometown: Beaufort, North Carolina

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled occupations in building transportation equipment (except automobiles and aircraft).

High School: 4 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 7 September 1944

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Location of fatality: Goviller, France

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