PFC Robert Edward Leigh 83rd Infantry Division: YANK Magazine cover 14January1945
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    Default PFC Robert Edward Leigh 83rd Infantry Division: YANK Magazine cover 14January1945

    I have always wondered who this guy was! It appears he also earned a Purple Heart. God bless his memory and legacy of service.

    https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-...=1&rid=3536085

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/161969497

    Robert E Leigh in the U.S. WWII Hospital Admission Card Files, 1942-1954


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    Name: Robert E Leigh
    Race: White, includes Mexican (White)
    Rank: Enlisted Man
    Admission Age: 25
    Birth Date: abt 1919
    Admission Date: Oct 1944
    Discharge Date: Oct 1944
    Military Branch: Infantry, General or Unspecified
    Diagnosis: FirstLocation: Leg; SecondLocation: Face: Cheek; ; CausativeAgent: Artillery Shell, Fragments, Afoot or unspecified
    Type of Injury: Casualty, battle
    Injured in Line of Duty: In line of duty
    Type of Discharge: Duty
    Length of service: 3 Year(s), 5 Month(s)
    Service Number: 33044651
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    PFC Robert E Leigh 83rd Inf Div 329 Inf Reg 1st Bn B Co Gurzenich Germany Hurtgen Forest.jpg  


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    i wonder how long the snow flakes of today would last throwing rocks-bottles-explosives at men like this.

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