Paladino, Leonardo M

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

WWII PH Medal

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

Enlisted: 24 September 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of birth: 1924

Hometown: Pennsylvania

High School: 4 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 1 September 1944

Age at death: 19 or 20

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Pagny, France

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Place of interment: Saint Raymonds Cemetery (New) in Bronx, New York

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