Leonard R. Haller

NAME: Leonard Ranson Haller

ASN: 35750995

PLACE OF BIRTH: Parsons, WV

DATE OF BIRTH: 29 Dec 1922

DATES OF SERVICE: 22 Mar 1943 - 19 Aug 1944

UNIT ASSIGNED: 509th PIB

CAMPAIGNS: Southern France

AWARDS: Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge with Combat Jump Star, Purple Heart Medal, EAME Campaign Medal with Arrowhead Device

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

29 Dec 1922 - Born in Parsons, WV to Howard B. Parsons and Summa Bennett Parsons

00 --- 00 - Attended Parsons High School

00 --- 00 - Married Mildred McClusky

00 --- 00 - Child Born Linda Ray

00 --- 00 - He was employed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington

22 Mar 1943 - Enlisted at Ft Hayes, Columbus, OH - NARA Enlistment Record

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 35750995 35750995
NAME HALLER#LEONARD#R######## HALLER#LEONARD#R########
RESIDENCE: STATE #4 Undefined Code
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 001 Undefined Code
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 5340 FT HAYES COLUMBUS OHIO
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 22 22
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 03 03
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 43 43
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION NO# No branch assignment
BRANCH: CODE 02 No branch assignment
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 5 Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life
NATIVITY 54 WEST VIRGINIA
YEAR OF BIRTH 22 22
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 4 4 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 999 Undefined Code
MARITAL STATUS 2 Married
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 7 Selectees (Enlisted Men)
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0986 0986
FILM REEL NUMBER 5.48# 5.48#

00 --- 00 - He trained at Fort Hayes, OH, Camp Polk, LA, Fort Benning, GA

07 Mar 1944 - Departed Fort Meade, MD for MTO  

15 Aug 1944 - Parachuted into Southern France as part of Operation Anvil-Dragoon

16 Aug 1944 - Promoted to Sgt.

19 Aug 1944 - Killed in Action buried at Rhone Cem, Plot B, Row 8, Grave 3, LaNapole, France

His parents were notified on Sept. 19 that he was seriously wounded, the following day, slightly wounded and two weeks later he was reported missing in action and three months later reported killed. 

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