Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Leo Hoos was born in New York in
1919. He enlisted in the Army for service in the
Philippine Department on March 6, 1941 at Jamaica New York. His home of residence
was listed as Brooklyn, Kings County, New York and his civilian occupation was listed
as Shipping And Receiving Clerks. He had completed four years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Hebrew.
Sergeant Hoos was killed in
action in Germany near the Prüm River, in the vicinity of
on March 1, 1945.
Article from the Brooklyn
Eagle Thursday March 10, 1949
announcing the return of the remains of Leo Hoos to his father Max Hoos.
Courtesy of Julien Woestyn
Leo Hoos was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York.
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Burial information from the Find A Grave website
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