Leon Bush, 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion at Fort Bragg, July 3, 1942 (Courtesy of the Newton family).jpg

Leon Bush

World War II · US Army

United States of America

echnician 5th grade in Company “C,” 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion during the Tunisian campaign

Birth - 26 Mar 1917
Miller County, Georgia
1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 26 years
Served For
United States of America
Conflict Period
World War II
Gold Star
Gold Star
Technician 5th grade
Service Number
Company “C,” 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion
Award - 1943  - Age: 26 years
Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart
Death - 3 Apr 1943  - Age: 26 years
Fragments from a mortar shell
Vicinity of El Guettar, Tunisia
Burial - 1948  - Age: 31 years
Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Colquitt, Georgia

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