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Leonard T Schroeder, Jr


Korean War · US Army · Captain

Rank: Captain
United States of America
F

irst American soldier to come ashore at Normandy on D-Day

Timeline

Birth- Jul 16, 1918

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Maryland

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Birth- Jul 16, 1918

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Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States of America

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Birth- Jul 16, 1918
Death
May 26, 2009

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1775 - 2099Other Service- Ages: 52 - 29 years
Conflict Period
Other Service
Branch
Army
Served For
United States of America

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Service Number
O-45879
Rank
Colonel
Army Branch
Armor
Awards
Legion of Merit (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal

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Enlistment- Jun 27, 1947-Age: 29 years

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Captain

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Discharge- Jan 31, 1970-Age: 52 years

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Colonel

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1939 - 1945World War II- Ages: 29 - 23 years
Branch
Army
Conflict Period
World War II
Awards
Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart
Army Branch
Infantry
Rank
Captain
Service Number
O-45879
Served For
United States of America
Division
4th Infantry Division
Enlistment- Jun 6, 1941-Age: 23 years
Second Lieutenant
Casualty- Jun 6, 1944-Age: 26 years
Wounded In Action
Utah Beach, Normandy, France
Discharge- Apr 19, 1947-Age: 29 years
Captain
1950 - 1953Korean War- Ages: 32 - 31 years
Conflict Period
Korean War
Branch
Army
Rank
Major
Service Number
O-45879
Army Branch
Armor
Awards
Legion of Merit
Service Start Date
Sep 13, 1949
Service End Date
Dec 20, 1950
Unit
Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division
Served For
United States of America
Death- May 26, 2009-Age: 91 years
Unknown

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Florida

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Death- May 26, 2009-Age: 91 years

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Death
Pinellas County, Florida, United States of America

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Burial
Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, United States of America

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Other Facts

Gender
Male
Social Security Number
***-**-3722

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Full Name
Leonard Schroeder

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Full Name
Leonard Terherne Schroeder, Jr.

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