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Donald Vernon Leslie
17 Bomb Group, 37 Bomb Squadron

Donald Vernon Leslie, Pilot, Marauder Man, 17 Bomb Group, 37 Bomb Squadron

World War II Honor Roll
Donald V. Leslie
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # X-XXX697
37th Bomber Squadron, 17th Bomber Group, Medium
Entered the Service from: Oregon
Died: 17-Dec-44
Buried at: Plot K Row 33 Grave 36
Lorraine American Cemetery
St. Avold, France
Awards: Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters

Did you know? On February 11 1944, flying B-26C 41-35056, 336BG 479BS
Mr. Leslie suffered engine failure and had to forceland 1.5 miles E of Atkins, LA.

Donald Vernon Leslie, center, others unknown

L-R: 1st Lt. Donald Vernon Leslie*, 1st Lt. Merle C. Mays*, 1st Lt. Joe Herbert
S/Sgt. Aldon V. Dancak*, S/Sgt. Hermon Corley, S/Sgt Wayne S. Netherland*
*Shot down 17 Dec 1944 along with S/Sgt. Preston J. Firl, S/Sgt. George L. Van Curen.
Three men died in the crash and three were taken prisoner.

Donald Vernon Leslie, top row, 4th from left


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