Leon Strauss

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/12/1945



Leon Strauss was born in New York in approximately 1927. He was the youngest of three sons and one daughter
born to Alex and Sophie Strauss. His home was listed as 59 Reid Ave., Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
His religion was listed as Hebrew.

Private Strauss was listed as missing in action in Germany on February 12, 1945.
His status was later changed to killed in action.


Above: The entry for Leon Strauss in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of February 1945.
Note he is listed as missing in action. His status was later changed to killed in action.

Courtesy of John Tomawski



The death card for Leon Strauss on record with the National Jewish Welfare Board
indicating that he died in Germany at the age of eighteen.

From Ancestry.com




Leon Strauss 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.





Biographical information on this page courtesy of Julien Woestyn






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