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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Rank:
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps 1
Death:
20 Nov 1943 2
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati 2
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Full Name:
Leonard A Thompson 1
Death:
20 Nov 1943 2
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati 2
Buried: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea<BR>Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial<BR>Honolulu, Hawaii 1
Death: 20-Nov-43 1
Death Date: 20 Nov 1943 1
Memorial Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial 1
Memorial Country: Honolulu, Hawaii 1
Memorial Location: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea 1
Residence:
State: Colorado 1
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World War II 1

Rank:
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps 1
Service Start Date:
06 Jan 1942 2
Service End Date:
20 Nov 1943 2
Service Number:
349445 1
Awards:
Purple Heart 1
Regiment:
United States Marine Corps 1

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This individual is one of 514 missing heroes from the Battle of Tarawa for which our founder conducted extensive research in an attempt to find and return home while a member of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC). Our Foundation has continued these efforts. If you are a family member, please feel free to contact our charitable foundation for more information at www.ChiefRickStone.com. There is absolutely no charge for our services. The Chief Rick Stone and Family Charitable Foundation

Killed in Action, 20 Nov 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Betio Islet, Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands.

THOMPSON, Leonard A, Private First Class, 349445, USMC, from Colorado, Honolulu Memorial + THOMPSON, Leonard Andrew, 349445, Co D, 2nd Bn, 18th Mar, 2nd Mar Div, FMF, Gilbert Islands, November 20, 1943, killed in action + THOMPSON, Leonard A., Pfc., USMC. Brother, Mr. Jas J. Thompson, 2801 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colo

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