Sunday, September 18, 2016

PVT Leo L. Lewellyn

courtesy of Joy Riggers
PVT Leo L. Lewellyn was born in 1915 in Syracuse, New York the oldest surviving child of three children born to Herbert Porter and Irene Lewellyn. His father was an engineer.Herbert died in 1930.

Leo wasn't drafted until March 1944. After basic training he was sent to the European theater and transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 4 Sep 1944. PVT Lewellyn was killed in action on 18 Sep 1944.

PVT Lewellyn was buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.

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