Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
George Leshnak was born in
Allison, Fayette County, Pennsylvania on April 10, 1924.
He was drafted into the Army on March 17, 1943 at Greensburg, Pennsylvania. His home
of residence was listed as Fayette County, Pennsylvania. He had completed one year
of High School and was single with dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
He took training in the United States at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
Sergeant Leshnak was killed in
action in Germany during the battle for the city of Prüm
on February 9, 1945.
George Leshnak 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 Pennsylvania.
Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic
Grave marker for George Leshnak
Photo by Randy from the Find A Grave website
Top photo by Raul Quinonez from Ancestry.com
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