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
T

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
Branch
Army
Gold Star
Gold Star
Grade
Technician 5th grade
Service Number
34051569
Theater
Mediterranean
Unit
Company “C,” 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion
Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart
Award - 1943  - Age: 26 years
Fragments from a mortar shell
Death - 3 Apr 1943  - Age: 26 years
Vicinity of El Guettar, Tunisia
Burial - 1948  - Age: 31 years
Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Colquitt, Georgia

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