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310thBG,379thBS, S/Sgt Floyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov. 1943 B-25 Shot-down, N. Africa

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1922 1
New Mexico 1
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14 Nov 1943 1
N. Africa 1
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310thBG,379thBS, S/Sgt Floyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov. 1943- N. Africa
310thBG,379thBS, S/Sgt Floyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov. 1943- N. Africa
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov'43 WW II, N. Africa, "Flyweight Champion Boxer"
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov'43 WW II, N. Africa, "Flyweight Champion Boxer"
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, KIA, 14 Nov'43 WW II, N. Africa, "Flyweight Champion Boxer" Newspaper: Albuquerque JournalPublication: 27 Mar 1938 - Albuquerque, New Mexico"Sante Fe Braves Best Fighters""Albuquerqueans Tie With Wingate"
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, "BOXER"  KIA N. Africa, WW II 310thBG,379thBS
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, "BOXER" KIA N. Africa, WW II 310thBG,379thBS
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, "BOXER" N. Africa, WW II 310thBG,379thBS DNB Newspaper: Albuquerque JournalPublication: 26 Mar 1939 - Albuquerque, New Mexico"Sante Fe Indians Win State Tourney" "Albuquerque Team Takes Second Place
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, BOXER, WW II Died 14 Nov.1943, N. Africa
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, BOXER, WW II Died 14 Nov.1943, N. Africa
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, BOXER, WW II Died 14 Nov.1943, N. Africa. Newspaper: Albuquerque JournalPublication: 16 Jul 1942 - Albuquerque, New Mexico"20 New Mexican Men Inducted Into Army At Fort Bliss Center"
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds --- Newspaper: Albuquerque JournalPublication: 26 Feb 1939 - Albuquerque, New Mexico "Indian Fighters Whip Oklahomans""Albuquerque Boys Take 5 of 9 Bouts"
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, Died 14 Nov. 1943, N Africa WW II, 310thBG,379thBS
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, Died 14 Nov. 1943, N Africa WW II, 310thBG,379thBS
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, Died 14 Nov. 1943, N Africa WW II, 310thBG,379thBS Newspaper: Albuquerque Journal*Publication: 2 Feb 1941 - Albuquerque, New Mexico"Albuquerque Team Looms Strong For Amateur Meet""Hankins, O'Jibway Lead Local Talent Into ApproachingA. A. U. Event Here
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds -- Newspaper: Albuquerque JournalPublication: 5 Sep 1941 - Albuquerque, New Mexico "Russell Praises City Fighters""Lists Local Entries For A.A.U. Meet"
Loyd Leeds
Loyd Leeds
Loyd Leeds, BOXER, Died 14 Nov. 1943, N Africa, WW II
Loyd Leeds, BOXER, Died 14 Nov. 1943, N Africa, WW II
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, Died 14 Nov.'43, rests at the N.Africa Amer. Cemetery
S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, Died 14 Nov.'43, rests at the N.Africa Amer. Cemetery

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Full Name:
Floyd Clarence Leeds 1
Birth:
1922 1
New Mexico 1
Male 1
Death:
14 Nov 1943 1
N. Africa 1
Cause: WW II DNB 1
Residence:
Place: Albuquerque, NM 1
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Mother: Margaret Leeds 1
Father: Albert Leeds 1
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BOXER, Hi-School and College 1

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Loyd Leeds, 310thBG,379thBS (BOXER) died 14 Nov.'43

N. Africa

S/Sgt Loyd C Leeds, 310th Bomb Group, 379th Bomb Squad, B-25 Mitchells, WW II, North Africa.

Floyd Clarence Leeds was a Native American Indian of the Pueblo (Tribe)
Nation. Born in Valencia County, New Mexico in 1921 Floyd was a Champion
Flyweight BOXER, for his High School.
He was also a member of the Boxing Team at his College,
the University of New Mexico, at Albuquerque.

Flyweight is a class in boxing which includes fighters weighing less than
112 lb (51 kg) but above 108 lb (49 kg).
In Professional Boxing, The flyweight division was the last of boxing's
eight traditional weight classes to be established. Before 1909, anyone below
featherweight was considered a bantamweight, regardless of how small the
boxer. In 1911, the organization that eventually became the British Boxing Board
of Control held a match that crowned Sid Smith as the first flyweight
champion of the world. Jimmy Wilde, who reigned from 1914 to 1923, was the first
fighter recognized both in Britain and the United States as a flyweight
champion.
 

Loyd was a Flyweight Champion Boxer.

Loyd C Leeds "Champion Boxer"

New Mexico

World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 38122382 38122382
NAME  LEEDS FLOYD C
RESIDENCE: NEW MEXICO
RESIDENCE: COUNTY  VALENCIA
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 8545 FT BLISS EL PASO TEXAS
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 09 09
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 07 07
DATE OF YEAR 1942


NATIVITY 83 NEW MEXICO
YEAR OF BIRTH 1921
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 6 American Indian, citizen
EDUCATION 6 2 years of college
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents

U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
Name: Floyd C Leeds
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion:Protestant
Cemetery Name: Tunis Permanent Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
Service Branch: Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 38122382
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Floyd C. Leeds Valencia County, NM U.S. Army National Archives
S SG Floyd C. Leeds ID: 38122382
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Valencia County, NM
Status: DNB
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Floyd C. Leeds NM U.S. Army Air Forces ABMC Cemeteries
Floyd C. Leeds ID: 38122382
Entered the Service From: New Mexico
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 379th Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group,
Medium
Died: Sunday, November 14, 1943
Buried at: North Africa American Cemetery
Location: Carthage, Tunisia
Plot: H Row: 16 Grave: 18
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Year: 1929; Roll M595_537; Page: 13; Line: 5; Agency: Southern Pueblos.
Tribe: Seama-Laguna Pueblo (Pueblo)/Reservation: Laguna/State: New Mexico
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Leeds/Head of Household/32/Date of Birth:1897
Margaret Cheromiah Leeds/Wife/29/Date of Birth:1900
Floyd Leeds/Son/7/Date of Birth:11 Sep 1921
Evan Reginald Leeds/Son/4/Date of Birth: 31 Jul 1924
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1930 Census/Laguna Indian Reservation/Valencia/New Mexico/Roll 1400/Page:
2B/Enumeration District: 40
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Leeds/Head of Household/32
Margaret C Leeds/Wife/30
Floyd Leeds/Son/8
Reginald Leeds/Son/5
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Year: 01 Jan 1938; Roll M595_626; Page: 168; Line: 3; Agency: United
Pueblos
Tribe: Pueblo/Reservation: Laguna (Seama)/State: New Mexico
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Leeds/Head of Household/40/Date of Birth:1897
Margaret Leeds/Wife/37/Date of Birth:1900
Floyd Leeds/Son/16/Date of Birth:11 Aug 1921
Evan Leeds/Son/13/Date of Birth:31 Jul 1924
Joe Leeds/Brother/30/Date of Birth:1907
Gertrude Kayona/Sister/29/Date of Birth:1908
Lavine Leeds/Niece/9/Date of Birth:1928
Geraldine Kayona/Niece/5/Date of Birth: 9/1932
Wallace Leeds/Brother/21/Date of Birth:1916

Floyd Clarence Leeds was a Native American Indian of the Pueblo (Tribe)
Nation. Born in Valencia County, New Mexico in 1921 Floyd was a Champion
Flyweight BOXER, for his High School.
He was also a member of the Boxing Team at his College,
the University of New Mexico, at Albuquerque.

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